“A Picture No Artist Can Paint”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (recording, Leake County Revelers)
Keywords: family separation children brother sister
Found in: US(So)


"A quaint New England homestead Where a gray-haired couple dwell, Their heads are bowed with sorrow For the one they loved so well." Their daughter ran away from home after an argument. Her brother left to seek her. Neither has yet returned



  1. Randolph 831, "A Picture No Artist Can Paint" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7441
  3. BI, R831