Sculpture Park in Riga, Latvia, has a statue of Voldemārs Irbe, a painter in pastels. He often went barefoot, and he is so depicted in the statue:
According to this site,
He painted in pastel colours, with most of his subjects being Riga landscapes. He was a deeply religious man and is remembered by the people of Riga for his unorthodox lifestyle – he disdained worldly pleasures, walking around barefoot and giving away his pictures for a pittance or for free. Modern art critics consider his work to be outstanding.
He died in World War II during a bombing raid. Here is an example of one of his works: