Historiated Title-Page Border

Book Title: Kirchen Postilla, das ist, Auslegung der Episteln vnd Evangelien, von Aduent bis auff Ostern / D. Mart. Luth.

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: Historiated Title-Page Border

Description: This historiated title-page border is based on the Prague version of Lucas Cranach the Elder’s painting, “Law and Gospel” (or “Sin and Redemption”). The tree at the center is dead on the left but alive on the right, representing Law and Gospel, respectively, and on the side of each is a cluster of illustrative images, each of which with an identifying label in German.

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