About the Artist:

  • Countess Sara Penrose (mka Kimberly Koch)
  • Barony of Stargate

About the Source:

  • Time period: late 1300s - early 1400s
  • Country: Italy
  • Modern source: Meiss, Millard and Edith W. Kirsch. The Visconti Hours. George Braziller, NY. 1972.
  • Historical Source: The Visconti Hours, LF 110 and LF 146.

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Duchy
  • Scroll Recipient: Mikaela of Monmouthshire
  • Date of Completion: May 1998
  • Paper: Arches
  • Ink: Sumi and black India Rapidograph ink
  • Paint: Windsor&Newton gouache
  • Dimensions: 16x24

Additional Notes: This is a scan of a color copy of the original. The colors are not accurately reproduced. All of the gold in this piece was done with 23k gold leaf.