Wednesday, June 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #260























Albrecht Altdorfer, German

Crowd Control at Jesus' New Testament Book Signing, 1509

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 27, 2010

MASTERPIECE #257























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

Take Our Daughters To Indentured Servitude Day, 1649

Oil on canvas

Friday, June 25, 2010

MASTERPIECE #255























Giovanni Francesco Caroto, Italian

Amy Poehler with Self-Portrait, 1525

Oil on wood

Thursday, June 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #254















Jean-Leon Gerome, French

The Shocking Final Weigh-In on "The Biggest Loser: Greece," 1861

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #253

















Georges de la Tour, French

Rob Lowe, About to Get Busted for Cheating Again, 1635

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #252



















Francisco de Zurbaran, Spanish

St. Peter's Lawyer Assuring Him He'll Have Him Out By Morning, 1629

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #251























Emile Jean Horace Vernet, French

P.U. Was That You or the Camel?, 1840

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #250

















Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian

Scene at Drop-Off on First Day of Catholic School, 1862

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #249























Louis Le Nain, French

Family Waiting to be Seated at Jim Morrison's Woodfire Pizza, 1625

Oil on canvas

Friday, June 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #248























Cima da Conegliano, Italian

Old Man Asking God to Sign a Baseball, 1492

Oil on panel

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #246


















Louis-Leopold Boilly, French

Ben Franklin Dining at Hooters, 1751

Oil on wood

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #245























Felicien Rops, Belgian

Party Guest Kicking Herself for Not Picking "Truth," 1896

Etching colored with watercolors

Monday, June 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #244























Karel Dujardin, Dutch

Charles Manson Hitting on Chicks, 1650

Oil on canvas

Friday, June 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #241























Fra Angelico, Italian

Saint Bartholomew, Catching Up On His Child Support Payments, 1428

Tempera on wood

Thursday, June 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #240























Hans Baldung, German

Jesus Unveils the Original Speedo, 1539

Oil on wood

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

MASTERPIECE #239























Frans van Mieris the Elder, Dutch

How Catherine the Four-Fingered Got Her Nickname, 1663

Oil on panel

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #238























Jan Vermeer, Dutch

Woman Pouring Ex-Lax into Cheating Husband's Soup, 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 7, 2010

MASTERPIECE #237























Jan van Eyck, Flemish

DeNiro Begging Forgiveness for 8 of His Last 10 Movies, 1435

Oil on panel

Sunday, June 6, 2010

MASTERPIECE #236


















Titian, Italian

I've Got Flute Girl. You Take the Weird Friend, 1505

Oil on canvas

Saturday, June 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #235























Hans Fries, Swiss

Making Martyr Noodle Soup, 1514

Oil on canvas

Friday, June 4, 2010

MASTERPIECE #234























Hans Holbein the Younger, German

Frances McDormand in "Copernicus," 1528

Tempera on wood

Thursday, June 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #233




















Jan van Eyck, Flemish

The Church's "Pants for Paninis" Program, 1390

Oil on panel

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #232


















Jan Steen, Dutch

Smart-Ass Pouring Chamber Pot Into Water Pitcher, 1661

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #231























Ilja Jefimowitsch Repin, Russian

Antonio Banderas Escaping Execution by the Turks, 1888

Oil on canvas