018, MS M.429, fol. 7v

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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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Noah: in Ark.

Noah: in Ark -- Noah nimbed, in ark resting on rocks above water, releasing dove; dove twice represented with olive branch in beak, once flying back, once on one of three trees; raven pecking at dead animal on top of mount; heads in medallions of genealogical tree.
Beatus of Valcavado, In Apocalipsin, Praefatio.