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- Object: Göttlicher Schriftmessiger, woldennckwürdiger Traum, welchen der Hochlöbliche...Churfürst Friedrich zu Sachsen...3 mal nacheinander gehabt...
A broadside on the centenary of the German Reformation and a prophetic dream of Friedrich III of Saxony on Luther's posting of the 95 Theses in Wittenberg; showing on the left Martin Luther writing with a large pen on a church door, the end of his pen poking through the ears of a lion, knocking off the tiara of Pope Leo X; with engraved German and Latin title and text above and below, and extensive lettering throughout the image with quotations from the Bible, and identifying key figures (missing the letterpress text in German and Latin, 1617).
- Production date
Height: 314 millimetres
Width: 382 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a woodcut version of the same composition and full commentary, see 1880,0710.299.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010 Sept - December, BM, History of the World
2017 1 Mar-31 May, National Museum of China, Beijing, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
2017 28 Jun-08 Oct, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
2018 19 Apr-22 Jul, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
2019 15 May-9 Sept, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Posting of the 95 Theses 31 October 1517
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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