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Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)

Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)
Artist
John White Alexander, 7 Oct 1856 - 31 May 1915
Sitter
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 30 Nov 1835 - 21 Apr 1910
Date
1912 or 1913
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 192.4 x 92.1 x 3.8cm (75 3/4 x 36 1/4 x 1 1/2")
Frame: 210.2 x 109.2 x 7.6cm (82 3/4 x 43 x 3")
Topic
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie
Samuel Langhorne Clemens: Male
Samuel Langhorne Clemens: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper
Samuel Langhorne Clemens: Literature\Writer\Humorist
Samuel Langhorne Clemens: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.81.116
Provenance
(Barbara Guggenheim Associates, New York); purchased 1981 NPG
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery