The donkey is an animal both humble and tenacious. It is part of the imagery of Christmas. It heats the Child Jesus in Bethlehem. It goes with the Holy Family in their flight to Egypt. It has inspired many artists in religious scenes or not. This calendar is a tribute to this animal.
We are presenting details of the paintings. You can find everyday the entire painting on Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/ArriaMarcella/advent-calendar-2012/