189, MS M.429, fol. 93r

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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: Trumpet VI, Angels at Euphrates.

Apocalypse: Trumpet VI, Angels at Euphrates (Revelation 9:13-15) -- Christ beardless, nimbed, holding book, seated on cushioned bench in starred mandorla; altar flanked by two nimbed angels sounding trumpets; River Euphrates containing fish, flowing down from the mandorla to four nimbed angels; starred background inscribed UBI QUARTUS ANGELUS TENENTUR TRANS FLUMEN MAGNUM EUFRATEN, based on Revelation 09:14.