Mark Twain In Hartford House Library
DescriptionDrawing 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.
Dimensions19.625 inches H X 14.25 inches W
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit LineThe Mark Twain House & Museum, Museum purchase, 1967