159, MS M.429, fol. 78r

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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: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude.

Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude (Revelation 7:9-12) -- Lamb of God nimbed, holding cross-staff, in starred medallion flanked above by four nimbed angels, kneeling, below by four nimbed and winged Beasts with human bodies on half-wheels, holding books; above and below, half figures of martyrs, pearled nimbi, holding palm branches, some holding books; to left and right, three groups of figures representing nations; decorated background.