Exiles from Tennessee
Thomas Francis (Frank) Beard (American, 19th century)
Karolik (Civil War) 0909
Sheet: 14.8 x 22.1 cm (5 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and wash on paper
Not On View
Women and children in covered wagon receiving provisions. Building with porch and another wagon in background.
Lower left in brush and wash: "Frank Beard del." Upper margin in graphite: notes. Paper is torn in upper left corner, so first word(s) are missing. Remaining notes read "... - First page - makes it (something), and a painful picture." Lower margin in brush and wash: "Exiles from Tennesee." The word "Tennessee" has been crossed out and "Missouri" substituted in graphite. Lower right in graphite: "$15." On verso in graphite: sketch of child's head and letter from Beard to "Harper's" dated Sept. 6, 1861, Cincinnati, O.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875