285, MS M.429, fol. 141r

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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: Tree of Life.

Apocalypse: Tree of Life; and River of Life(Revelation 22:2-5) -- Christ beardless, pearled nimbus, book in left hand, seated on cushioned bench in starred mandorla flanked by eighteen saints, pearled nimbi, holding books, seated in three rows on cushioned benches under arcades; River of Life flowing from the mandorla to Tree of Life represented.
To right, on Mount Zion, angel grasping hand of John, both wearing pearled nimbi.
Starred background; inscription in upper margin, HIC POPULORUM ET HABITABIT DOMINUS CUM EIS TRONO ET REGNABUNT IN SECULA SECULORUM, and next to river, FLUMEN DE TRONO [...].