014, MS M.429, fol. 5v

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Saint Beatus, Presbyter of Liebana

Commentary on the Apocalypse and commentary on the Book of Daniel

Spain, perhaps Toledo
520 x 370 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910

MS M.429
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Evangelist, John.

In draped architectural setting, Evangelist John, book in left hand, before Christ beardless, holding key; above, in medallion in gable, winged symbol holding open scroll inscribed with name of John; all figures wearing pearled nimbi; starred and decorated background.
Beatus of Valcavado, In Apocalipsin, Praefatio.