To meet the Artist and visit The Lobster Pot Studio, please click on the link below to see a delightful 4 minute film created by PBS Director/Producer James Nicoloro
Sometimes I feel like I am haunted by Mark Twain ...or is it Isabel Lyon....Anyway...I guess that is what you get when you live on their original property, which Twain called, "The Lobster Pot".
Here are some projects and portraits I have painted of Mark Twain, most are in private collections.
"Mark Twain at Stormfield"
(Giclee print available for purchase)
"Mark Twain and Friend (Danbury)
(Giclee prints available for purchase)
"Jean Clemens" oil on canvas
collection of the Mark Twain Library, Redding, Ct.
"Mark Twain" pencil drawing
Isabel Lyon at Stormfield
Isabel Lyon, Jean Clemens, Mark Twain and Jean's dog, Prospero.
Isabel Lyon and Ralph Ashcroft of the Lobster Pot Patio 1908
The Lobster Pot before renovation 1907 (above)
The Lobster Pot after renovation (below)
The Lobster Pot sunken garden in bloom (lots of day lilies)
Back of the The Lobster Pot, circa 1909, looks the same today!
The Lobster Pot Studio work entrance
"Mark Twain and Jerry", Private Collection
Lobster Pot Studio weather vane
"Mark Twain and Stormfield", a limited edition print, available for sale, that shows all the events that happened to Mark Twain when he lived at Stormfield, this print comes with a detailed reference guide.
This documentary, by Richard Altomonte, was filmed in Redding,
much of it at The Lobster Pot, and is based on the book, "Dangerous Intimacy" by Karen Lystra