dip your toe in

representations of footwear in art through the ages

from The Adoration of the Magi by Maestro de la Sisla
c. 1500

from The Adoration of the Magi by Maestro de la Sisla

c. 1500


from Portrait of King Louis XIV of France by Hyacinthe Rigaud
1701

from Portrait of King Louis XIV of France by Hyacinthe Rigaud

1701


from King David by an anonymous painter
1575-1600

from King David by an anonymous painter

1575-1600


from Queen Zenobia before the Emperor Aurelius by Giambattista Tiepolo  
c. 1717

from Queen Zenobia before the Emperor Aurelius by Giambattista Tiepolo  

c. 1717

from The King Drinks by David Teniers
1650-1660

from The King Drinks by David Teniers

1650-1660


from The Adoration of the Magi (center panel of a triptych) by Pieter Coecke van Aelst
after 1550

from The Adoration of the Magi (center panel of a triptych) by Pieter Coecke van Aelst

after 1550


from The Adoration of the Magi by Maestro de la Sisla
c. 1500

from The Adoration of the Magi by Maestro de la Sisla

c. 1500


from Ervigio, Rey Godo (King of the Goths) by Ramón Cortés 
mid-1800s

from Ervigio, Rey Godo (King of the Goths) by Ramón Cortés

mid-1800s

from La historia de Nastagio degli Onesti (“The Story of Nastagio degl Onesti,” from Boccaccio’s Decameron) by Sandro Botticelli

1483


from Adoration of the Magi by Hans Memling (copying Roger van der Weyden) 
after 1450

from Adoration of the Magi by Hans Memling (copying Roger van der Weyden)

after 1450