006, MS M.429, fol. 1v

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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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Two angels, pearled nimbi, holding Instruments of Passion including spear, sponge on reed, cross of Oviedo flanked by crown of thorns and three nails, and Alpha and Omega. Below, in mount, medallion enclosing Lamb of God, pearled crossed nimbus, standing before cross; starred and decorated background.