This is a captivating antique oil painting on canvas, of a mother donkey or burro with her baby.They are clinging to each other in a way that captures your heart.They both have wonderful expressions and well done features. The SouthWestern desert landscape has a lot of interest and vivid colors.This painting on canvas is in excellent condition with age appropriate wear and a small hole near the edge which has an old patch on the back. The ornate wood and gesso frame is original to the painting. It retains the original gold finish with a very nice patina. There are a few gesso pieces missing. The frame is deep and quite substantial. This is a wonderful circa 1880's-1890's antique oil painting. Frame Measures: 25 1/4" x 21" x 3"