Bison Hunt Under the Wolf-Skin Mask

Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by George Catlin
published on 17 May 2024
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Buffalo Hunt Under the Wolf-Skin Mask by artist George Catlin, c. 1832. The painting depicts the practice of the Plains Indians, prior to the arrival of the horse, in which they would disguise themselves as wolves by wearing wolf hides to get close enough to a bison herd to shoot them.

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

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Catlin, G. (2024, May 17). Bison Hunt Under the Wolf-Skin Mask. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18950/bison-hunt-under-the-wolf-skin-mask/

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Catlin, George. "Bison Hunt Under the Wolf-Skin Mask." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18950/bison-hunt-under-the-wolf-skin-mask/.

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Catlin, George. "Bison Hunt Under the Wolf-Skin Mask." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2024. Web. 14 Jun 2024.

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