El Beatus de Valcavado, també conegut com Beatus de Valladolid, és un Martínez y Pérez, Lucrecio «El monasterio de Valcavado y San Beato de Liébana». We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Beatus of Liébana - Valcavado Codex": Beato de Valcavado facsimile edition, published by Testimonio Compañía. We offer 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Beatus of Liébana - Valcavado Codex": Beato de Valcavado facsimile edition, published by Testimonio Compañía.
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With that, the Valcavado Beatus stands firmly in the traditions of marvelous, large-format, beato de valcavado illustrated Beatus Manuscripts of the 10th century. Also worthy of note in this marvelous specimen of the medieval Beatus tradition of northern Spain are the numerous pieces of evidence pointing to its patron, the artist who created it, and even the exact time of its creation.
It beato de valcavado stored in the church there until the 16th century.
The manuscript came to Madrid through a secretary of Philip II. The Valcavado Beatus finally resurfaced in Valladolid in the 17th century.
In the 17th century, the manuscript belonged to the Jesuit school of Saint Ambrosio in Valladolidand when Charles III of Spain ordered the Jesuits expelled, the contents of their library went to the University of Valladolid. It consists of folios conserved beato de valcavado good condition—another fourteen are missing—measuring The bright colors come from azuritemalachite and cinnabar pigments mixed with egg, honey or glue, beato de valcavado varnished with a coat of wax.
The miniatures reveal the speed of its elaboration, reducing the drawing to the line that delimits the figures, although this synthetization seems to correspond more to the urgency to finish the work than to a technical scarcity, since, despite that, the images express agility, skill and a great sense of aesthetics in the utilization of colours.
This codex stands out for the vitality of beato de valcavado characters with large almond eyes that show a very exalted attitude, more "apocalyptic" than the rest of the blessed.
The colours used by Oveco are more vivid, placing the images on red, blue and yellow stripes. It is also very meaningful for being so indigenous and for the great Islamic influence shown in the dressing of the characters and in the architectures included in its miniatures.
There are several notes on the margins, the most interesting beato de valcavado are those that Oveco himself added, it seems in the revision of beato de valcavado manuscript; of lesser interest are the ones from the 12th century and others from later.
As a curious note we underline the cantiga written in medieval Galician discovered in in one beato de valcavado its first pages dated in the first half of the 13th century and very close to the cantigas by Alphonse the Wise.