008, MS M.429, fol. 2v

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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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Evangelist, Matthew.

Christ beardless, seated on cushioned bench in draped architectural setting, addressing Evangelist Matthew holding open scroll, pointing to right; above, in starred medallion in gable, half figure of symbol holding book and cross-staff.
All figures wearing pearled nimbi, starred and decorated background.
Beatus of Valcavado, In Apocalipsin, Praefatio.