016, MS M.429, fol. 6v

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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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Adam and Eve: Fall of Man.

Top, left to right:
1) Adam and Eve: Fall of Man -- Adam, pearled? nimbus, receiving fruit from Eve, pearled nimbus, taking fruit from winged serpent twined about tree.
2) Adam and Eve: Expulsion -- Eve accompanying Adam led from gate of Paradise by Christ-Logos beardless, pearled nimbus.
3) Adam and Eve: at Labor -- Adam digging ground with mattock; Eve seated on rock, spinning; tree.
Below, heads in medallions of genealogical tree.
Beatus of Valcavado, In Apocalipsin, Praefatio.