Tuesday, September 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1079





















Thomas Eakins, American

Professor Benjamin Rand, Pioneer in the Field of Subatomic Feline Reduction (aka "Cat Shrinking"), 1874

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 29, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1078



































Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Bridesmaid at the Clooney Wedding Throwing Her Panties at the Groom, 1873

Oil on panel

Sunday, September 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1077























Titian, Italian

Female Sculptor Proudly Displaying Her Bust, 1510

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 25, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1076























Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, American

Kidnapping Victim and Captor Breaking Monotony With Game of Tag, 1983

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1075



















Pierre Bonnard, French

Clip From ESPN's Coverage of Competitive Dieting, 1924

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 21, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1074























John Singer Sargent, American

My Roommate, Willfully Ignoring My Request to Wear Bottoms in the Kitchen, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 18, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1073























Cornelis Bisschop, Dutch

Victim of Harassment Trying to Decide on a Weapon, 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1072
















Ernest Meissonier, French

"So Napoleon, Admiral Nelson, and Ray Rice Walk Into a Bar...," 1869

Oil on wood

Sunday, September 14, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1071























Gerard ter Borch the Younger, Dutch

Portrait of Man with Pet Frog (Under Hat), 1667

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1070

















Claude Monet, French

Woman Seriously Considering Getting a Restraining Order Against President Lincoln, 1873

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1069























El Greco, Greek

Portrait of Pope Four-Eyes XII, 1604

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1068























Edgar Degas, French

Gwyneth Paltrow Before Her Morning Coffee, 1857

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 4, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1067
















Aert de Gelder, Dutch

Ahimelech Giving the Sword of Goliath to David (Though David Would Secretly Rather Have the Twenty Bucks He Owes Him), 1680

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 1, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1066























Francesco Beda, Italian

British Admiral Wondering If He's Got the Balls to Wear White After Labor Day, 1870

Oil on wood panel

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1065























Leon-Jean-Bazille Perrault, French

Phoebe From "Friends," Age 3 (With Smelly Cat), 1867

Oil on canvas