Mark Twain In Hartford House Library


From Mark Twain House and Museum

Date manufactured/created
1891
Description
Drawing of Mark Twain seated in library of the Hartford house by Arthur Jule Goodman, 1891. Chalk on wove paper.This is the only known image of Samuel Clemens inside his Hartford home – no photographs are known to exist. Here he sits in a chair next to the impressive Scottish fireplace in the library shortly before the family departed the house. A Hartford native, Goodman was a magazine artist who studied in Paris and painted many notables, including “Buffalo Bill” Cody.  
Dimensions
19.625 inches H X 14.25 inches W
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
The Mark Twain House & Museum, Museum purchase, 1967
Accession/ID number
1967.28.1