The interior of Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran was extensively renovated by Francesco Borromini for the Jubilee of 1650. Part of his design included enormous niches in the nave. They remained empty until 1718 when filled with the Twelve Apostles. Each statue is 15 feet tall. They were carved by seven of the greatest sculptors of the time. This is Saint Paul, sculpted in 1708 by Pierre-Étienne Monnot. The artist also created the likeness of Saint Peter.