William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), "Buffalo Bill"

William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), "Buffalo Bill"
Title
William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), "Buffalo Bill"
Date 
c. 1890
Medium 
Pastel on paper, laid on canvas, nailed to a stretcher
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 39 in. ( 91.4 x 99.1 cm ) mat: 50 x 42 in. ( 127 x 106.7 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Nate Salisbury
Object Number 
1921.78
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in brown pastel: "Stacy"
Gallery Label 
This portrait, which was probably made from a photograph, represents Buffalo Bill in the colorful attire of his Wild West Show, an extravaganza of cowboys, Indians, covered wagons, and animals from the western plains.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group