296, MS M.429, fol. 146v

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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 promising His Reward.

1) Apocalypse: Christ promising His Reward (Revelation 22:12-20) -- Christ cross-nimbed, book in left hand, seated on cushioned bench in mandorla supported by two nimbed angels.
2) Apocalypse: John and Angel (Revelation 22:8-9) -- Angel raising John kneeling, both nimbed; inscription fragmentary [...] ANGELUM ADORAT [...] TUUS SUM ET FRAT[...] TUORUM [...] ADORA.
3) Apocalypse: John to Seven Churches -- John nimbed, holding book, before two arcades inscribed with names of seven churches including EFESO, PERGAMO, THITHUS, SARDIS, FILADELFIE.