text pencil drawing "Belgian Countryside" by artist Joe Hardesty
Belgian Countryside
Pencil on Paper
27.5" x 39.5"

Text Transcription:

A small flock of wooly sheep grazes on grass newly uncovered by the melting snow. A hazy mist obstructs any view of the distance beyond the pasture (an otherwise beautiful vision of the Belgian countryside). Two horses in a neighboring field stamp the wet ground for warmth as they exhale steamy breaths of morning air.

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