Pictorial Elk Hide Painting

possibly Cadzi Cody (Codsiogo), Shoshone / American, 1865 - 1912, possibly George Washakie, Shoshone / American, 1873 - 1913, Shoshone, Great Basin


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Elk hide and pigment

Overall: 60 1/4 × 64 3/16 in. (153 × 163 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Roger Nelson



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Great Basin

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.13, Moving House in Prehistory, Benjamin Valentine, Spring 2015

Publication History

[Northern, Tamara]. "Native American Art". Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, page 29 . (Published in conjunctionwith Gutman Gallery opening exhibition)


Elk shot by Franklin U. Nelson, 1905; commissioned George Washakie to paint; given to his nephew, Roger E. Nelson; given to present collection, 1963.

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