Oil painting on canvas. A Man tying his Sandal by William Etty RA (York 1787 - York 1849). A bearded male nude, full-length, bending down, turned to the right, looking away, his left foot raised on a stand, his left arm resting on his left knee and his right hand holding two straps or ribbons, in the pose of trying his sandal (no sandal visible) a leopard skin, draped over his left thigh, serving as a modesty covering, behind him on the floor is a shieldon which is resting a sword and scabbard; cloudy sky above. CMS_PCF_515510
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