Putting the son on a horse

Painting of a family in front of a yurt. The father is supporting his son on a standing horse whilst the mother makes a gesture of praise. The father is dressed in a low hat with a brown fur trim, a long brown robe with a pale grey sash, and high boots. The son is dressed in a modern brown cap, blue shirt and trousers. The horse has a saddle and stirrups on a felt saddle carpet with a scroll decoration. The mother is dressed in a white head cloth, with her long pigtail visible, a sleeveless green-brown tunic over a long blue dress, and long boots. Behind the family is a yurt with a wooden door with a rolled-up door flap, green reed walls and a grey-blue felt roof with a smoke flap and six crossed tent bands; the walls have two brown tent bands. Beside the door stands a stringed musical instrument and a basket. The steppe has flourishing vegetation in green, blue and yellow. In the background is a low hill with a herd of goats on top. The sky has swirling white and grey clouds. Signed at the bottom left corner with a white printed label on the bottom right, and an inscription in black ink on the back. Painted on canvas with a brown wooden frame, and a white plastic trim nailed on.

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