The fact that it belongs to the celebrated series of manuscripts copying the Comentarios al Apocalipsis de Beato de Liébana and its unusual format make it of particular interest to any collector.
Rome, Biblioteca dell’ Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana. Sign. Cors. 369 (40 E. 6).
342 pages, parchment, of 167 x 97 mm. Carolingian script with some Gothic elements and traces of Visigoth writing. Comprises ten miniatures of outstanding beauty.
Beatus manuscript of exceptional rarity and size, from the Monastery of Sahagún (León), which passed into the hands of Cardinal Corsini in 1723.
The unique charm typical of the Beatus manuscripts is enhanced here by the unusually small format.
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