The Cathedral’s Peters and Pauls


A comparison of the different statues of the Apostle Peter and the Apostle Paul, the figures of the pulpit of Tallinn’s cathedral completed in 1686, with the figures of the cathedral’s retable carved ten years later provides a vivid example of Ackermann’s changing style. It appears that over the years it was not only Ackermann who had aged, but that the Peter and Paul created by him had also grown ten years older.

6 years ago