252, MS M.429, fol. 124v

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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: Scarlet Woman on Waters.

Apocalypse: Scarlet Woman on Waters (Revelation 17:1-2) -- Scarlet Woman crowned, seated on cushioned bench, giving goblet to one of two crowned kings; starred background; inscription on top of frame, UBI MULIER REGES PROPINAT DE CALICE PLENO SANGUINE.