122, MS M.429, fol. 59v

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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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Apocalypse: Christ and Four Beasts.

Apocalypse: Christ and Four Beasts (Revelation 4:1-5) -- Christ beardless, nimbed, book in left hand, rays issuing from body, in cloud mandorla inscribed, DE TRONE PROCEDUNT FULGURA DE UOCES, surrounded by half figures of twenty-four crowned Elders in cloud mandorla flanked by seven hanging lamps; below, John prostrate; darts representing lightning and voices.