Tuesday, January 15, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2117























Antonio Mancini, Italian

Cover of This Month's "Modern Hoarder" Magazine (Special Collector's Edition!), 1877

Oil on canvas

Monday, January 14, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2116














Peder Severin Kroyer, Norwegian

Annual Meeting of the Society For the Construction of Larger Conference Tables, 1888

Oil on canvas

Sunday, January 13, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2115























Francois Flameng, French

The Artist's Children, Getting a Big Laugh From the "That Is Priceless" Book, 1900

Oil on canvas

Thursday, January 10, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2114


















Hugh Collins, English

"Relax, Jim -- I Think You Misunderstood.  He Said It Smells Like HorseSHOES in Here," 1877-78

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2113

















Nikolai Vasilevich Nevrev, Russian

"Spiderrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!," 1866

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2112























Jules-Adolphe Breton, French

And Yet Laura Could Never Sleep on Planes.  Weird., 1877

Oil on canvas

Monday, January 7, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2111

















Cesare Maccari, Italian

Though He Knew They Were the Only Way To Get His Subject To Smile, the Improv Troupe Was Really Starting To Get on Leonardo's Nerves, 1863

Oil on canvas

Sunday, January 6, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2110














Cesare Maccari, Italian

Cicero Accepting the Golden Globe For Best Orator in an Ancient Culture -- Republic or Oligarchy, 1889

Fresco

Thursday, January 3, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2109























Eastman Johnson, American

"What Does She Mean By 'Thank You, Next?'  And More Importantly, How the Heck Did You Get Spotify on That Thing?," 1875

Oil on paperboard

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2108























Victor Joseph Chavet, French

"Wow, I Really Love What the Artist Is Doing Here.  Using Simple Materials and a Monochromatic Color Scheme To Represent the Bleakness of Post-Industrial Society.  Oh, Wait -- I Think I'm Looking at the Back," 1875

Oil on panel

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2107























French School 19th Century (Artist Unknown)

"I'm Glad You Like It.  I Call It 'Mercury Stepping in Dog Poop,'" 1877

Oil on panel

Monday, December 31, 2018

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2013)


















Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French

Not What I Meant When I Said Grandpa Needs Full-Time Nursing, 1767

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 30, 2018

A PRICELESS HOLIDAY CLASSIC (2015)























Anders Zorn, Swedish

Uncle Wilbur, Just Drunk Enough to Say Something Racist, 1892

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 27, 2018

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)























George Frederick Harris, Welsh

Boy Showing Mom How He Feels About Being Forced to Take Harp Lessons, 1882

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2016)












Michael Ancher, Danish

Amish Bachelorette Party Enjoying a Performance by The Thunder From Down Under, 1903

Oil on canvas