Monday, December 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1114

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Men Engaged in High-Stakes Game of Slapjack, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1113























Peder Severin Kroyer, Danish

Sotheby's Auctioneer Blanking on What Comes After "Going Twice," 1902

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1112























Gustave Caillebotte, French

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (Page 22), 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1111























Ilya Repin, Russian

Man With Beard He Made Out of Dryer Lint, 1878

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1110











Frederick Arthur Bridgman, American

King Spartheos of Assyria, Apparently Not a Cat Person, 1878

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1109

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Thinking Seriously About Saving Drowning Swimmer, But Worried About Getting Vest Wet, 1877

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1108



















Ernest Meissonier, French

Santa Claus, Pissed That His Naughty and Nice Spreadsheet Software Keeps Crashing, 1889

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1107


















Gustave Caillebotte, French

The Artist's Wife, Suddenly Discovering Where That Third Helping of Pumpkin Pie Went, 1873

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 27, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1106






















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

The Villagers from "Frankenstein" Waiting For Best Buy to Open, 1886

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1105


















Laura Knight, British

Wrangling the Atom Bomb Float at the Los Alamos Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1943

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1104


















Gabriel Metsu, Dutch

Richard Branson, Wondering How the Hell You Found His Private Island, 1656

Oil on panel

Monday, November 24, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1103



















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

Matthew McConaughey in "The Sound of Music," 1887

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 21, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1102
















Jehan Georges Vibert, French

Mariachi Sledding:  the Next Best Thing to Parasailing, 1870

Oil on panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1101
















William Holman Hunt, English

The Sphinx Taking a Belfie, 1854

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 17, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1100























Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky, Russian

Woman Proofreading Her Sexual Abuse Allegation Against Bill Cosby, 1892

Oil on canvas