The painting shows a young boy facing the viewer, looking at sheet music, and playing the piano. At the lower left of the painting is a depiction of Matisse's "Decorative Figure," a nude female figure. At the top right of the painting on the wall behind the piano is a replication of Matisse's "Woman on a High Stool" painting. On the piano are a rose-colored cloth, candle and metronome. Black scrollwork is seen on the piano stand and the grillwork of the window.
Single shoe of tan damask weave cloth and black leather. Shoe designed with pointed toe, the toebox and heel of black leather, the rest of the upper in textured tan cloth. Across instep is wide strap with flaring ends to which is applied an ornate cut/stamped steel simulated buckle. Strap secures with buttons. Modified stacked Louis heel. Stamped inside: "The H&S. Pogue Co. / Cincinnati"