Monday, July 13, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2491























Maximilian Pirner, Czech-Austro-Hungarian

That Time I Accidentally Answered a FaceTime Call While Getting Out of the Shower, 1879

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2490


















Thomas Hart Benton, American

Courtroom Sketch By Artist Who Left His Glasses in the Car, ca. 1964

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 9, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2489























Pere Borrell del Caso, Spanish

Child Actor Attempting To Break Into Pictures, 1874

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2488























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

Woman Wondering What Kind of A-Hole Brings a Glass Bottle To a Nude Beach, 1875

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2487













Jan Matejko, Polish-Austro-Hungarian

"Here You Are, Sir. As Requested, the Largest Boston Cream Doughnut We Could Find," 1872

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 6, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2486










William Harnett, American

Original Cast Photo For "Fahrenheit 451," 1878

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2485





















Jules Bastien-Lepage, French

Woman Really Hoping That Approaching Buffalo Stampede Takes a Hard Left Soon, 1877

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 2, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2484

















Edward Percy Moran, American

"Betsy, When I Said 'Stripes,' I Didn't Mean HORIZONTAL Stripes. Ugh. And Is the Background For Those Stars...DENIM? I'm Going To Be Physically Ill. This Isn't a Flag. This Is a Star-Spangled Dumpster Fire," 1917

Photomechanical print in color

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2483




















Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, French

Bert's Fellow Soldiers Wondering If It's Wise For Him To Be Drawing the Sergeant With Boobs, 1874

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2482

















Simó Gómez Polo, Catalan

"Yahtzee, B*tch!," 1874

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 29, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2481

















Ivan Konstaninovich Aivazovsky, Russian

"On the Bright Side, Gentlemen, It Was a Rental," 1873

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 28, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2480























Erulo Eroli, Italian

That Time I Walked In On My Roommate "Polishing the Old Saddle," 1877

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 25, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2479















Winslow Homer, American

"But Soft, What Light Through That There Yonder Window Is Fixin' To Break? It Is the East, and Amber-Lynn Is the Sun, I Reckon," 1874

Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on wove paper

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2478























Otto Piltz, German

Girl Working at IHOPP (The International House of Ptomaine Poisoning), 1873

Oil on panel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2477























Wilhelm Amandus Beer, German

"Oh Wow, Klaus and Ingrid, This Is So Nice of You. But You Know When Most People Go To a Dinner Party, They Just Bring a Bottle of Wine," 1874

Oil on wood