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Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910), (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Alexander, John White 1856-1915  Search this
Subject:
Twain, Mark  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery 8th & F Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 81.116
Date:
Ca. 1902
Notes:
"National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Instit. Press, 1987, pg. 280.
Goley, Mary Anne, "John White Alexander: An American Artist in the Gilded Age," London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2018, pg. 168.
"National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Instit. Press, 1987, pg. 280.
Goley, Mary Anne, "John White Alexander: An American Artist in the Gilded Age," London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2018, pg. 168.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Portrait of Mark Twain standing with his body turned to the left, his gaze directed off to the left, his left hand resting at his waist, and his right hand holding a cigar. He wears a dark suit and tie with a white shirt.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Author  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08650525
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371097