Monday, January 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #97


















William Hogarth, English

Richard III Accosted By Painter From TMZ, 1745

Oil on canvas

7 comments:

  1. Hysterical. Very obliging of Richard to hold his pose of outrage long enough for the TMZ painter to capture its immediacy. Things really were simpler back then, even paparazzi.

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  2. Oh, I take that back. Count Kleinmueller's tube sock took the cake.

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