Coat of Arms
From a personal sketchbook of DeCost Smith's, dated 1883, still retained by family members. Courtesy of Judy Kaspar
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
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
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
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. 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. Oil on Canvas. Signed LL DeCost Smith with monogram. 18 x 26. Courtesy of Jonathan Holstein
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. 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