Horizontal rectangle. Roughly sketched outline of the head with opened mouth. Shown isolated without backgrounds, in profile, turned toward left. The entire sheet shows the creamy grounding color.


  • Title: A Donkey, Baranquilla, Columbia
  • Creator: Frederic Edwin Church
  • Creator Lifespan: 1826/1900
  • Date Created: May 1853
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Louis P. Church
  • Medium: Graphite, brush and oil paint on brown paperboard
  • Inscribed: Caption, written with brush: "Barranquilla / Burro May 1853"
  • Dimensions: Sheet: 31.7 x 44.6 cm (12 1/2 x 17 9/16 in.)
  • Bibliography: Navas Sanz de Santamaria, Pablo. The Journey of Frederic Edwin Church through Colombia and Ecuador, April-October 1853 (Bogata, Colombia: Villegas Editores in association with Universidad de los Andes and Thomas Greg & Sons, 2008), 52, b.

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