He had been losing weight, even on a special rich diet, and one rear leg was so lame that he was almost unable to get up from the ground. He was around 28-30 years old.
|Portrait of the Belgian draft horse Turk, gouache, 5 x 8 inches.|
I stood by his stall and painted him in gouache. The challenge was that he didn't hold still, and even faced the wrong way most of the time.
|Paintings of Turk|