Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms

From a personal sketchbook of DeCost Smith's, dated 1883, still retained by family members. Courtesy of Judy Kaspar

Conflicting Faiths

Conflicting Faiths

Exhibited in the Paris Universal Exhibition 1889, the painting depicts an Iroquois holding a Shamanic mask, symbolizing Paganism, and a crucifix with a Rosary representing influences by French Jesuit Missionaries.

Warrior - DeCost Smith

Warrior - DeCost Smith

Portrait of a Plains Warrior. Oil on board. Signed lower right DeCost Smith, with monogram. Central image size: 7 x 5. Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein

Smith Studio

Smith Studio

DeCost Smith's studio in New York, with a posing Native American and artifacts hung on the walls, circa 1880s. Some items now at the Museum of the American Indian. Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein

Plains Man Study

Plains Man Study

Clearly a study for the painting "Conflicting Faiths" now hanging in the Skaneateles Public Library. Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein

Lodge on Crow Reservation

Lodge on Crow Reservation

Lodge on Crow Reservation. Oil on canvas. Inscription on reverse, D.S. hand: "Crow Res., 1890." Overall: 18 1/2 x 14 1/2. Image: 15 3/4 x 12 Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein

Horse Stealing - DeCost Smith

Horse Stealing - DeCost Smith

Horse Stealing. Oil on Canvas. Signed LL DeCost Smith with monogram. 18 x 26. Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein

Decorate Their Dens

Decorate Their Dens

Shield's Magazine 1906 advertisement for art by DeCost Smith and others of his peers - for sportsmen who wish to decorate their dens.

Driven Back

Driven Back

Driven Back. De Cost Smith, 1892. Oil on canvas. Sight: 25 1/2 x 45 1/2 inches. Museum purchase with funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Harold E. Simon, 1973.123. Birmingham Museum of Art