Saturday, April 30, 2011

MASTERPIECE #547























Hans Holbein the Younger, German

Roy Scheider as the 3rd Duke of Norfolk, 1539

Tempera on wood

Friday, April 29, 2011

MASTERPIECE #546























Otto Karl Kirberg, German

Awkward Parenting Moment: When the Birth Mother Refuses to Leave, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 28, 2011

MASTERPIECE #545


















Jean-Baptiste van Mour, Flemish-French

Tonight on "Top Chef: Istanbul," 1724

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

MASTERPIECE #544























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

Crap, He's Right. It Says "Hawaii.", 1660

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

MASTERPIECE #543

















Bernardino Luini, Italian

The Mona Lisa Experimenting With Girls in College, 1510

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 25, 2011

MASTERPIECE #542























Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, French

Waiting to Audition to be Charlie Sheen's Replacement Goddess, 1862

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 24, 2011

MASTERPIECE #541























Jan Vermeer van Delft, Dutch

You Two Would Not Believe the Day I Had Friday, 1655

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 23, 2011

MASTERPIECE #540


















George Stubbs, English

Soldiers of the 10th Dragoons, 1793

Oil on canvas

Friday, April 22, 2011

MASTERPIECE #539























Jan Steen, Dutch

Woman Drinking to Forget Her Parking Ticket, 1655

Oil on oak

Thursday, April 21, 2011

MASTERPIECE #538



















Jan Steen, Dutch

Woman Asking Husband For Hall Pass With Court Jester, 1661

Oil on oak panel

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

MASTERPIECE #537























Jacques-Louis David, French

David Copperfield With Bad Case of Bedhead, 1800

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

MASTERPIECE #536






















Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi, Russian

In Case You Were Wondering Where Your Flower Pot Went, 1873

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 18, 2011

MASTERPIECE #535























Jacopo da Ponte, Italian

Executioner With a Wedgie, 1560

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 16, 2011

MASTERPIECE #533























Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi, Russian

Happy 70th, Jason Lee, 1880

Oil on canvas

Friday, April 15, 2011

MASTERPIECE #532

















Jan Sanders van Hemessen, Flemish

IRS Agent Enforcing Late Payment Penalty, 1554

Oil on wood

Thursday, April 14, 2011

MASTERPIECE #531























Hans Holbein the Younger, German

King Henry VIII Competing on "Last Comic Not Beheaded," 1542

Oil and tempera on wood

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

MASTERPIECE #530
















Jacques-Louis David, French

Socrates Drawing Lots to See Who "Gets" to Give Him a Sponge Bath, 1787

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 11, 2011

MASTERPIECE #529























Ralph Earl, American

Man Too Stunned to React to News that "That Is Priceless" Now in Bookstores, 1775

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 10, 2011

MASTERPIECE #528























Jan Miense Molenaer, Dutch

Playing "Concerto For Bored Spider Monkey No. 7," 1630

Oil on panel

Saturday, April 9, 2011

MASTERPIECE #527























Hans Holbein the Younger, German

Sir Henry Wyat, Realizing That Gordita Isn't Sitting Well, 1526

Tempera on wood

Friday, April 8, 2011

MASTERPIECE #526


















Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French

Lucy Cheating on Desi with Charlie Chaplin (The Little Tramp), 1891

Oil and gouache on cardboard

Thursday, April 7, 2011

MASTERPIECE #525























Hans Memling, Flemish

Street Vendor Selling Resurrection Day T-Shirts, 1470

Oil on wood

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

MASTERPIECE #524























Hans Thoma, German

The Artist's Mother, Hoping If She Just Ignores Him, He'll Give Up and Go to Law School, 1871

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

MASTERPIECE #523























Hans Holbein the Younger, German

Jesus Before Pilate, Represented by Gloria Allred, 1523

Tempera on wood

Monday, April 4, 2011

MASTERPIECE #522


















Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French

"Sex and the City 7: Missing Miranda," 1893

Oil on cardboard

Sunday, April 3, 2011

MASTERPIECE #521


















Hans Schuchlin, German

Billboard for New NBC Sitcom, "I Married A Shriner," 1479

Oil on wood

Saturday, April 2, 2011

MASTERPIECE #520

















Hans von Marees, German

Fights We'd Love to See: Roman Centurion vs. Tarzan, 1869

Oil on canvas

Friday, April 1, 2011

MASTERPIECE #519























Abraham Janssens, Flemish

Wise Men Attempting to Ignore a Stinky Diaper, 1650

Oil on canvas