For a detail view of the Versal, please click HERE.

For a detail view of the pelican, please click HERE.

About the Artists:

  • Illumination: Baroness Oriana della Francesca of Bonwicke
  • Calligraphy: Countess Sara Penrose, OP


About the Source:

  • Country: England
  • Time Period: 12th century
  • Specific Period or Modern sources (if any): based on folios in the Aberdeen Bestiary
  • Inspiration / recipiants requests: Probably of all works in the Middle Ages, I am drawn most the the Aberdeen Bestiary. The recipient allowed me to chose the inspiration.

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Peerage (Order of the Pelican) Scroll
  • Scroll Recipient: Sieglinde Syr
  • Date of Completion: 2002
  • Paper: Arches watercolor
  • Ink: unsure - calligraphy was penned by Countess Sara Penrose
  • Paint: Liquitex acrylics/composite gold leaf
  • Dimensions: 14x16