MINIATURIST, Spanish
(active 13th century in León)

The Miraculous Banner of Baeza

13th century
Manuscript
Treasury, San Isidoro, León

This detail of a manuscript miniature depicts the miraculous banner of Baeza, which helped to bring victory to Spanish arms. It shows St Isidore of Seville, a Visigothic bishop more renowned for his scholarship than for his military prowess.