Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS 77
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BEATUS de LIEBANA, Commentarius in Apocalypsim (fragm.: Apoc. xvii.4-18) – ms.
Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS 77

13th cent., Spain (Castile)
Vellum, single leaf, 294x235 mm. Large miniature on the verso (The Lamb Defeating the Ten Kings)

Dismembered from the manuscript Paris, BNF, NAL 2290, possibly produced in the abbey San Pedro de Cardeña (Burgos)
Presented to the Cistercian abbey of San Andrés de Arroyo (Palencia). Former owners: Eugène Rodriguez (his sale: Amsterdam, Müller, 11-13 March 1921, lot 243); Robert von Hirsch, Basel (his sale: London, Sotheby's, 20 June 1978, lot 4); Bernard H. Breslauer

Purchased in 2004

Cf. W.M. Voelkle, R.S. Wieck, The Bernard H. Breslauer collection of manuscript illuminations (exhibition catalogue), New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1992, no. 29