Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Opening of the Fifth Seal

Date: ca. 1180
Geography: Made in Burgos, Castile-León, Spain
Culture: Spanish
Medium: Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment
Dimensions: Overall (folio): 17 1/2 x 11 13/16 in. (44.4 x 30 cm) Mat: 22 x 16 in. (55.9 x 40.6 cm)
Classification: Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line: Purchase, The Cloisters Collection, Rogers and Harris Brisbane Dick Funds, and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.232.6

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