Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1875-1942

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A Celebration of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

The monumental sculpture of William F. Cody by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: "Buffalo Bill—The Scout" is the cornerstone of our Whitney Western Art Museum's collection. Learn more about Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the art world of the 1920s when she created this sculpture, and how the history of the Whitney Western Art Museum and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West as a whole is intricately tied to the sculptress and this work of art.

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