250, MS M.429, fol. 123v

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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: Vial VII, Earthquake.

Apocalypse: Vial VII, Earthquake (Revelation 16:17,19,21) -- Nimbed angel pouring out vial into air; lightning represented as darts falling upon city gate of Babylon with trees in portals; starred background; inscription on top of frame, ET SEPTIMUS ANGELUS EFFUDIT FIALAM SUAM IN AEREM ET FACTUS EST FULGURA ET GRANDO.