Tuesday, November 30, 2010

MASTERPIECE #414























Hieronymus Bosch, Dutch

Greedy Tin Man Trying to Also Get a Brain, 1488

Oil on panel

Monday, November 29, 2010

MASTERPIECE #413























Nikolaos Kounelakis, Greek

Woman Who Talks to Her Plants Showing She Can Also be a Good Listener, 1859

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 28, 2010

MASTERPIECE #412























Artist Unknown, Northern Netherlands

"Sister Act 3: Convent-ional Warfare," 1573

Oil on panel

Saturday, November 27, 2010

MASTERPIECE #411























Jacob van Loo, Flemish

Little Bo Peep Posing For Playboy, 1675

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 26, 2010

MASTERPIECE #410






















Gerard Dou, Dutch

How Those Jehovah's Witnesses Got Soaking Wet, 1657

Oil on panel

Thursday, November 25, 2010

MASTERPIECE #409























Juan Carreno de Miranda, Spanish

Miles Standish Slipping Squanto's Daughter His Digits, 1644

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

MASTERPIECE #408

















Joachim Beuckelaer, Flemish

The Scene at Costco the Day Before Thanksgiving, 1567

Oil on panel

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

MASTERPIECE #407























Gabriel Metsu, Dutch

Anna Making Her Famous Cinnamon Apple-Rabbit Muffins, 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 22, 2010

MASTERPIECE #406























Adolph von Menzel, German

Young Einstein Playing Pocket Pool, 1853

Pastel on paper

Sunday, November 21, 2010

MASTERPIECE #405

















Jan Matejko, Polish

Hogwarts Student Inadvertently Spying Professor McGonagall Naked, 1872

Oil on canvas

Saturday, November 20, 2010

MASTERPIECE #404























Jan van Scorel, Dutch

Blaming It on the Dog, 1535

Tempera on wood

Friday, November 19, 2010

MASTERPIECE #403


















Jan Matejko, Polish

Disillusioned Court Jester Thinking About Going Into Sales, 1862

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 18, 2010

MASTERPIECE #402























Artist Unknown, French

Woman Getting Chess Advice from a Pimp, 1550

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

MASTERPIECE #401























Lorenzo Costa, Italian

Mary Snooping in Jesus' Diary, 1533

Oil on panel

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

MASTERPIECE #400























Lavinia Fontana, Italian

St. Francis of Paola, Patron Saint of Platform Shoes, 1590

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 15, 2010

MASTERPIECE #399















Lambert Sustris, Dutch

Venus, Naked Except for Her Livestrong Bracelet, 1540

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 14, 2010

MASTERPIECE #398























Mykola Pymonenko, Ukrainian

Shadow Art With Candle and Frito, 1892

Oil on canvas

Saturday, November 13, 2010

MASTERPIECE #397























Gielis Panhedel, Flemish

Jesus Working as Bouncer at the Nazareth Hard Rock, 1523

Oil on panel

Friday, November 12, 2010

MASTERPIECE #396

















Manuel Antonio Caro, Colombian

The Chilean Miners, One Month Later, 1865

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 11, 2010

MASTERPIECE #395























Paulus Moreelse, Dutch

Woman With a Mirror (But Apparently, Not a Bra), 1627

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

MASTERPIECE #394




















Juan Carreno de Miranda, Spanish

Partygoer Attempting to Smuggle Out Buffet Table Under Her Dress, 1660

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

MASTERPIECE #393




















Juan Carreno de Miranda, Spanish

Catholic Nuns Wearing Their Rarely-Seen "Away" Uniforms, 1644

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 8, 2010

MASTERPIECE #392



















Dionisios Kallivokas, Greek

Josiah and Millicent, The First Academy Awards Seat Fillers, 1858

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 7, 2010

MASTERPIECE #391























Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French

Monsieur Pascal Takes a Whiz, 1893

Gouache on cardboard

Saturday, November 6, 2010

MASTERPIECE #390























Jan Matejko, Polish

Portrait of Alfred Potocki, 1879

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 5, 2010

MASTERPIECE #389


















Charles Francois Jalabert, French

Bob and Suzanne, That Couple That Never Bathes, 1842

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 4, 2010

MASTERPIECE #388























Edmund Blair Leighton, English

Do Fries Come With That Shake?, 1894

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

MASTERPIECE #387























Carl Timoleon von Neff, Russian

The Angel Gabriel, After Dropping One in God's Guest Bathroom, 1834

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

MASTERPIECE #386























Artist Unknown

The Judds, the Day Ashley Quit, 1875

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 1, 2010

MASTERPIECE #385























Leon-Jean-Bazille Perrault, French

Phoebe from "Friends," Age 3 (With Smelly Cat), 1867

Oil on canvas