Friday, April 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #199























Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch

Dutch Improv Troupe Asking for a Location (OTHER Than a Windmill), 1650

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 29, 2010

MASTERPIECE #198


















Jean Beraud, French

Precisely Why It's Always Better to Break Up Over the Phone, 1891

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

MASTERPIECE #197

















Isaak Brodsky, Russian

Lenin Doing Sudoku, 1930

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #193























Eduard von Grutzner, German

Brother Gregory Enjoying "The Essential Garfield Collection," 1889

Oil on wood

Friday, April 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #192























Joseph Karl Stieler, German

Crown Prince Oscar of Sweden, Three-Time Winner of the Silver Star for Goofiest Mustache, 1811

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #191























John William Waterhouse, English

The Nurses of Athens General on Bedpan Duty, 1903

Oil on canvas


Wednesday, April 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #190























Charles Willson Peale, American

Sir David Rittenhouse, Right About the Time His Neighbor Gets in Her Hot Tub, 1796

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #189






















Sophie Gengembre Anderson, English

Little Lord Fauntleroy Under House Arrest, 1856

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 19, 2010

MASTERPIECE #188























Antoine Pesne, French

Agreeing to Disagree About the Proper Height of a Man's Wig, 1733

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #187
















William Merritt Chase, American

A Mother's Comfort, Following Vicious Poodle Attack, 1888

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 17, 2010

MASTERPIECE #186























Charles Verlat, Belgian

Adorable Young Girl Going For Her Weapon, 1876

Oil on canvas

Friday, April 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #185

















Carl Constantin Heinrich Steffeck, German

The "Dogs Playing Poker" Crew, Busted for Illegal Gambling, 1856

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #184


















Crijn Hendricksz Volmarijn, Dutch

And Get This. They Say He Was Banging the Wife's Sister, 1636

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #183

















Frederick Morgan, English

How We Think Emily Probably Got the Rabies, 1904

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

MASTERPIECE #182























Giovanni Bellini, Italian

St. Jerome, Unable to Put Down the New Oprah Biography, 1480

Oil on wood

Sunday, April 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #180























Charles Deas, American

Zach Galifianakis in "City Slickers 3: Injun Trouble," 1845

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #179























Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian

Woman Enjoying "The Bounty Hunter" on DVD, 1882

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #177


















Wassilij Dimitriewitsch Polenow, Russian

Good Day, Sir. Delivery for a Tiger Woods, 1874

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

MASTERPIECE #176






















Nikolaj Alexejewitsch Kassatkin, Russian

Jack Bauer Interrogating Suspect on Russian Version of "24," 1897

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

MASTERPIECE #175














Alexey Danilovich Kivshenko, Russian

General Kutuzov Realizing Too Late He Shouldn't Have Had the Cabbage Soup, 1880

Oil on canvas

(can click on painting to enlarge)

Monday, April 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #174
















Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian

Sign You Need a New HMO, 1888

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #172
















Jan van Wildens, Flemish

Oops. So Much For The Egg Hunt, 1624

Oil on canvas

Friday, April 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #171


















John Singleton Copley, American

British Lord Injured in Crowd-Surfing Accident, 1779

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #170























Jan Vermeer, Dutch

Man Trying to Decide if His Shrimp Lo Mein Has Turned, 1669

Oil on canvas