Section 7. Books of the Reformation

52. Illuminated Indulgence for Bernardino Cirillo, 16c

Museum of the Book, London

A magnificent, oversized illuminated indulgence, which offered a reduction for the punishment of sins in purgatory and was at the center of Luther’s early dispute with the Church; it was made for a famous Italian churchman, dating to the 16th century
A magnificent, oversized illuminated indulgence, which offered a reduction for the punishment of sins in purgatory and was at the center of Luther’s early dispute with the Church; it was made for a famous Italian churchman, dating to the 16th century