Tuesday, July 17, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1998















Salvador Martínez Cubells, Spanish

Behind Every Successful Man Is a Woman Resisting the Urge To Comment on His Choice of Outfit, 1890

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 16, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1997
















Marian Wawrzeniecki, Polish

That Look When You Show Up at a Party and Realize You're the Only One Who Came in Costume, 1898

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1996















Antonio Fillol Granell, Spanish

"I Feel You, Honey.  I Had a Hundred Bucks on Croatia Myself," 1897

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 12, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1995























Carl Larsson, Swedish

"Excuse Me.  Are We in the Right Place For the Monarch & Me Play Group?," 1898

Watercolor

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1994























José Jiménez Aranda, Spanish

SIGN:  "If Found, Please Return This Exotic Dancer To the Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club on Piedmont Ave.  $500 Reward! (All in Singles)," 1897

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1993















Dora Wahlroos, Finnish

"Twenty Kronor Says I Can Steal This Broad's Husband in Less Than Five Minutes.  Start the Clock," 1898

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 9, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1992























Václav Brožík, Bohemian

A Portrait of the Artist's Son, Maurice (Affectionately Known as "Fivehead"), 1898

Oil on canvas, fixed onto newer canvas

Sunday, July 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1991
















Leon Wyczólkowski, Polish-Russian

When He Found Out His Action Figures Would Have Been 10 Times More Valuable If He'd Left Them in Their Boxes, Jerry Felt Like a Fool, 1898

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 5, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1990























Margaret Deborah Cookesley, English

Caroline's Main Problem With Playing Solitaire Was That She Wasn't a Very Good Loser, 1897

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1989














Marie Luplau, Danish

Susan B. Anthony Hosting a Suffragette Speed Dating Event, 1897

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1988













Lovis Corinth, German

Why I Stopped Serving Booze at My 4th of July Barbecues, 1896

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 2, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1987

















Josef Kinzel, Austrian

"So Then the Guy Says To Me, 'You Know, You Look a Lot Like Tom Skerritt.'  And I Say, 'Who the Hell is Tom Skerritt?'  But He Just Gets Back in His Time Machine and Drives Away," 1897

Oil on panel

Sunday, July 1, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1986


















Julio Ruelas, Mexican

Erica Didn't Care If It Took Another Whole Year to Hone the Act.  She Was Going To Get Them on "America's Got Talent," 1897

Oil on cardboard

Thursday, June 28, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1985

















Christian Ruben, German

Columbus' Voyage, Day 287:  The Crew Spots a Starbucks, 1846

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1984















Frank William Warwick Topham, English

"Um, Lancelot?  After You Slew That Fire-Breathing Dragon, You Didn't Leave It Lying Next To That Pile of Oily Rags and Newspapers, Did You?," 1888

Oil on canvas