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Shoes, 1949

Identifier: B398.01.00030.00001


Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes.

Shoes are greenish, brown snake print, peep toe and ankle straps with 3.5-inch heel; they date to circa 1949. Shoes belonged to the mother of one of Deborah Howard’s portrait subjects, Harry Lopas, and was also Deborah’s aunt. Label on shoe says “Joseph Salon Shoes.” Wood shelf for shoe display is a simple box of light wood. Shoes and box stored separately from painting.


  • 1949



From the Collection: 70.0 Linear Feet (35 containers)

Materials Specific Details

pair of shoes with display shelf, shelf dimensions: 10" W X 3 5/8 H x 10" D


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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