Thursday, September 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #353























Gerard Dou, Dutch

Helga, Who Reads the Bible for the Cartoons, 1630

Oil on panel

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

MASTERPIECE #352























Andrea Mantegna, Italian

Jesus Trying Out His New Jet Pack, 1461

Tempera on wood

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

MASTERPIECE #351



















Anthony van Dyck, Flemish

Monsieurs Edouard and Robert De La Mullette, 1623

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 27, 2010

MASTERPIECE #350

















Wladimir Jegorowitsch Makowskij, Russian

Okay, It's a Fixer-Upper, But Wait 'Til You See the Pool, 1874

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 26, 2010

MASTERPIECE #349























Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin, Russian

Opening Prayer at Annual Meeting of the Acorn Hat Society, 1869

Oil on canvas

Saturday, September 25, 2010

MASTERPIECE #348

















William Hogarth, English

Check It Out. Twenty Bucks on Craigslist, 1730

Oil on canvas

Friday, September 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #347























William Dyce, English

Mary With Baby Names Book, Torn Between "Jesus" and "Max," 1845

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #346























Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch

The Captain, Stood Up By Tennille, 1890

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #345























Vittore Carpaccio, Italian

The Audition Line for "Venetian Idol," 1495

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #344























John William Waterhouse, English

Christine O'Donnell in her High School Days, 1886

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #343























Willem Pietersz Buytewech, Dutch

Sisterhood of the Traveling Parachute Pants, 1615

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 19, 2010

MASTERPIECE #342























Paul Serusier, French

The Original Ultimate Fighting Championship: John "Mayflower Madman" Smith vs. Miles "Last Man Standing" Standish, 1890

Oil on canvas

Saturday, September 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #341























Arnold Bocklin, Swiss

Zamfir Asking Date to Prom, 1866

Oil on canvas

Friday, September 17, 2010

MASTERPIECE #340























Philippe de Champaigne, French

Jesus, Just Not in the Mood to Practice His Flute Today, 1650

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #339





















Albrecht Durer, German

Pssst. Nice Globe. But You Left the Price Tag On, 1504

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #338












Hans Hirtz, German

If the Vatican Bought the Cartoon Network, 1450

Oil on panel

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #337























Jose de Ribera, Spanish

Insomniac Wondering If Maybe It's Her Pillow, 1638

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 13, 2010

MASTERPIECE #336























Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch

Dear Penthouse..., 1661

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 12, 2010

MASTERPIECE #335



















Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, French

Henry VIII and da Vinci, Together At Last, 1818

Oil on canvas

Saturday, September 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #334


















Jan Steen, Dutch

The Little Old Lady Who Lives in a Shoe Second-Guessing Decision to Home School, 1670

Oil on canvas

Friday, September 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #333























Jan Steen, Dutch

Life Before PETA, 1666

Oil on panel

Thursday, September 9, 2010

MASTERPIECE #332























Jean-Marc Nattier, French

Sir Tristan, Anchorman of the Round Table's Relay Team, 1715

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #331























Theodore Chasseriau, French

Marisa Tomei With Bitter Stunt Double, 1843

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

MASTERPIECE #330























Thomas Eakins, American

Old Woman Still Pissed She Lost At Bingo Last Night, 1891

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 6, 2010

MASTERPIECE #329























Nicolaes Maes, Dutch

Magellan's Accountant Calculating the Rate of Depreciation on a Crow's Nest, 1656

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #328























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

Climactic Moment at This Year's Old Maid World Championship, 1648

Oil on canvas

Saturday, September 4, 2010

MASTERPIECE #327























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

Study of a Woman with Gum in her Hair, 1644

Oil on canvas

Friday, September 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #326


















Jose Malhoa, Portuguese

Happy Hour in the Chilean Mine, 1907

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #325























Masaccio, Italian

Preparations Backstage at the Thunder Down Under Wet Jockstrap Contest, 1424

Fresco

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #324




















Jose Malhoa, Portuguese

Reaping the Autumn Twinkie Harvest, 1930

Oil on canvas