The donkey has long been represented within visual culture as a symbol of ignorance and being stubborn, as evident in tales such as Aesop Fables and The Golden Ass. However, the donkey has a more significant role in the Bible being the mode of transportation for Joseph, Mary and Jesus and are seen as versatile, intelligent and determined.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.