176, MS M.429, fol. 86v

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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: Seal VII, Trumpets given.

1) Apocalypse: Seal VII, Trumpets given (Revelation 8:2) -- Christ beardless, pearled nimbus, holding book, seated on cushioned bench in starred cloud mandorla, addressing seven nimbed angels holding trumpets;
2) Apocalypse: Angel with Censer (Revelation 8:3-5) -- Nimbed angel twice represented, once flying down and emptying censer, once holding censer, standing on altar; starred and decorated background; starred border; background inscribed