Saturday, July 31, 2010

MASTERPIECE #292

















Marinus Claeszoon van Reymerswaele, Dutch

Monk Eating Mallomars, 1541

Oil on wood

Friday, July 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #291























Hieronymus Bosch, Dutch

John the Baptist in the Wilderness, Wishing He'd Brought His iPod, 1489

Oil on panel

Thursday, July 29, 2010

MASTERPIECE #290



















Edgar Degas, French

Buying Wives Malteses for Mother's Day, 1873

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

MASTERPIECE #289













Frans Hals, Dutch

Pre-Competition Breakfast at the Mr. Netherlands Pageant, 1616

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

MASTERPIECE #288























Albrecht Altdorfer, German

Jesus as Himself in "Jesus Christ Superstar," 1518

Oil on panel

Monday, July 26, 2010

MASTERPIECE #287























Jean-Leon Gerome, French

ZZ Top Guitarist Picking Up Some Extra Work, 1870

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 25, 2010

MASTERPIECE #286























Jean Fouquet, French

Holy Wardrobe Malfunction, 1452

Oil on wood

Saturday, July 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #285
















Joseph von Fuhrich, Austrian

Jesus Refusing to Sign Autographs, 1837

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #284






















Edgar Degas, French

Woman Trying to Restrain Herself From Punching Annoying Co-Worker, 1884

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #283























Edmund Blair Leighton, English

Calzone Friday at Our Lady of Mercy, 1895

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #282























Francisco de Zurbaran, Spanish

Local News Reporter Bugging Jesus for a Quote, 1639

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #281























Franz von Stuck, German

The Artist, His Wife, and His Bowling Trophy, 1902

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #279























Meister Bertram von Minden, German

Jesus With Cool Plate He Bought On His Trip to New Mexico, 1375

Oil on wood

Saturday, July 17, 2010

MASTERPIECE #278























Francesco Hayez, Italian

Italian Count in Pajama Bottoms, Waiting for Pants to Come Out of the Dryer, 1860

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #277

















Lucas Cranach the Elder, German

Thanksgiving at the Playboy Mansion, 1546

Oil on wood

Thursday, July 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #276























Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Italian

Bishop Giordano, Violating the Terms of his Probation, 1712

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #275























Fra Angelico, Italian

Angel Asking Mary if She Thinks the New Wings Are Too Much, 1450

Tempera on wood

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

MASTERPIECE #274























Edgar Degas, French

My A-Hole Roommate, Refusing To Clean Up His Crap, 1879

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 12, 2010

MASTERPIECE #273























George Morland, English

Showdown Over a Root Beer Float, 1792

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #272























Gerrit Dou, Dutch

Girl Informing Grandmother She Just Killed Her Class Pet, 1670

Oil on oak

Saturday, July 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #271























Hans Baldung, German

Compelling Evidence the Original Sin was Sexual Harassment, 1531

Oil on wood

Friday, July 9, 2010

MASTERPIECE #270















Jean Leon Gerome, French

Real Housewives of the Acropolis, 1860

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #269























Jose de Ribera, Spanish

The Artist, Realizing He Forgot to Bring His Lunch, 1651

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

MASTERPIECE #268























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

The Virgin Mary at Band Practice, 1655

Oil on wood

Monday, July 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #266























Antoine Caron, French

Hey, Look! A Lucky Penny! It IS a Good Friday, 1567

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 4, 2010

MASTERPIECE #265























Artist Unknown

Lithuanian Grand Duke Augustus, Famous For His Blue Balls, 1755

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #264























Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French

George Washington Exercising His Inalienable Right to Cross-Dress, 1770

Oil on canvas

Saturday, July 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #263














Edwin Long, English

Evening Gown Competition at The Miss Teen Concubine Pageant, 1875

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #262























Meister des Ursulazyklus, German

The Tooth Fairy, Running Down List of Legal Disclaimers, 1498

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #261























Henry William Pickersgill, English

Cat Stevens' Wedding Photo, 1816

Oil on canvas