013, MS M.429, fol. 5r

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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: Symbol, Human Body, Luke.

In medallion in gable of draped architectural setting, half figure of winged symbol of Evangelist Luke, with human body, holding book; below, two angels holding open book; all figures wearing pearled nimbi; starred and decorated background.
Beatus of Valcavado, In Apocalipsin, Praefatio.