Publications by Niguliste Museum 1995

The Altar of Holy Mary of the Tallinn Brotherhood of the Blackheads

1995 tln mustpeade vennaskonna maarja altarWritten by Ravo Reidna
13 pp., includes paper model of the retable
In Estonian and English, illustrated
Published by the Art Museum of Estonia – Niguliste Museum
Tallinn 1995


The publication introduces the retable of the St Mary’s Altar at this guild for unmarried merchants in Tallinn. It was made before 1493 in the workshop of Brugge’s Master of the St Lucy Legend. The publication describes how the altarpiece reached Tallinn, the related art history and iconographic aspects of interest to readers.