369, MS M.429, fol. 183r

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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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Scene, Ecclesiastic: Writing.

Scene, Ecclesiastic: Writing -- Men climbing up tower of San Salvador de Tavara by means of ladder, man pulling bell ropes at bottom of the tower; to right, in second story of the building above doorway with horseshoe arch, two scribes seated on chairs, one writing with stylus in book on stand, one using compass on paper; seated man cutting paper with shears.