Tuesday, August 31, 2010

MASTERPIECE #323























Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, French

Chantal, #1 on Maxim's List of the 100 Hottest Coquettes, 1845

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #322























Anton von Maron, Austrian

Monsignor Francesco Carafa Selling Tickets to the Gun Show, 1798

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 29, 2010

MASTERPIECE #321























Titian, Italian

Kaiser Karl V at Modern Codpiece Cover Shoot, 1532

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 28, 2010

MASTERPIECE #320
















Artist Unknown

What Osama Bin Laden is Wearing to the Emmys, 1750

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 27, 2010

MASTERPIECE #319























Guido Reni, Italian

On Second Thought, Maybe I'm NOT Going Out to Play Poker with the Guys, 1631

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 26, 2010

MASTERPIECE #318
















Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British

Auditions for Disney's Live-Action "Sleeping Beauty," 1887

Oil on panel

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

MASTERPIECE #317





















Titian, Italian

"My Bad, Ladies! Thought It Said 'Men's Room,'" 1556

Oil on canvas


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #316




















Henri Fantin-Latour, French

The Dubourg Family, Mourning the Loss of Dr. Laura, 1878

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #315


















Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British

Etienne, Winner of "Medieval France's Got Talent," 1861

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #314























Pieter de Hooch, Dutch

Why There Are Nanny Cams, 1658

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #313























Giovanni Batista Tiepolo, Italian

The Artist's Girlfriend Playing Mandolin Hero, 1758

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #312























Pieter Cornelisz van Slingelandt, Dutch

Danny Bonaduce Falling Off the Wagon Again, 1650

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 19, 2010

MASTERPIECE #311























Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French

Monique and Isabella, the World's Worst Circus Jugglers, 1879

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #310























Edmund Blair Leighton, English

Failed Business Idea #374: Sweaters-While-U-Wait, 1900

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

MASTERPIECE #309























Paolo Veronese, Italian

Jesus Trying to Figure Out the Tip in His Head, 1559

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #308




















Edmund Blair Leighton, English

Harpist Turning Woman Off With Crude Reference to his "Big Instrument," 1902

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #307





















Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French

Jessica Simpson Learning to Tie Her Shoes, 1916

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #306


















Edmund Blair Leighton, English

Happy Narcolepsy Day, 1900

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 13, 2010

MASTERPIECE #305























Pierre Mignard, French

The Goddess Clio Being Told to Knock It Off with the Vuvuzela Already, 1689

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 12, 2010

MASTERPIECE #304




















Edouard Manet, French

Private Girard, As Usual, Picking the Worst Possible Time to Have His Gun Jam, 1868

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #303
















Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German

Jesus Turning Water Into Six Pots of Decaf, 1820

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #302























Gilbert Stuart, American

Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandpa Boitano, 1782

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 9, 2010

MASTERPIECE #301























Meister des Antwerpener, Dutch

Dutch Merchant and Wife, Shortly After Her Knitting Accident, 1559

Oil on wood

Sunday, August 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #300










Jose de Ribera, Spanish

Elderly Couple Working at Massage Parlor to Make Ends Meet, 1637

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 6, 2010

MASTERPIECE #298























Nicolaes Maes, Dutch

Praying For Luck at Bingo Tonight, 1655

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #297























Maarten van Heemskerck, Dutch

Madonna and Child Getting Cariacature Done at Six Flags, 1528

Oil on wood

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

MASTERPIECE #296



















Ferdinand Georg Waldmuller, Austrian

Woman Trading Daughter for a Case of Benedictine Wine, 1846

Oil on wood

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #295






















Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish

St. Bernadette Oversleeping for her Breakfast Meeting with God, 1638

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #294























Lorenzo Lotto, Italian

Mary and Joseph in Couples Counseling, 1508

Oil on wood

Sunday, August 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #293























Guido Cagnacci, Italian

Kaiser Leopold, Just Standing Around With His Rod in His Hand, 1657

Oil on canvas