Sunday, July 31, 2011

MASTERPIECE #624

















William Holman Hunt, English

Mary's Boyfriend Getting Cock-Blocked By Her Little Lamb, 1851

Oil on canvas

Saturday, July 30, 2011

MASTERPIECE #623























Alexandre Cabanel, French

Nymph Shocked by the Language Coming Out of the Debt Ceiling Talks, 1874

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 29, 2011

MASTERPIECE #622























Hans Baldung, German

Mary Playing With Jesus While Joseph Munches On Bark, 1514

Oil on wood

Thursday, July 28, 2011

MASTERPIECE #621





















Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German

Allegory of Italy and Germany (Affirming Their Commitment As Life Partners), 1815

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

MASTERPIECE #620



















Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German

Jesus Promising Sick Girl He'll Hit a Home Run For Her Today, 1815

Pen with black ink over pencil, watercolor

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

MASTERPIECE #619






















Gaspari Traversi, Italian

Salome Trying to Remember Which Recycling Bin Severed Heads Go Into, 1732

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 25, 2011

MASTERPIECE #618


















Abraham Janssens, Flemish

Jesus In A Rush To Go Plant His Tomatoes, 1650

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 24, 2011

MASTERPIECE #617
























Andrea Mantegna, Italian

St. Sebastian and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, 1480

Tempera on canvas

Saturday, July 23, 2011

MASTERPIECE #616
























Albrecht Durer, German

Jesus Wearing the New Pajamas His Mom Gave Him (For the First and Last Time), 1498

Oil on wood

Friday, July 22, 2011

MASTERPIECE #615
























Aert de Gelder, Dutch

Homeowner Politely Suggesting That You Sell Your Girl Scout Cookies Elsewhere, 1675

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 21, 2011

MASTERPIECE #614
























Albrecht Durer, German

Portrait Of My Psycho Ex-Girlfriend (Just Trying to Get Attention), 1518

Oil on linden

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

MASTERPIECE #613
























Anthony van Dyck, Flemish

Angelina Jolie in Oscar Turn as Sir Lancelot, 1601

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

MASTERPIECE #612
























Antoine Pesne, French

Self-Portrait With Wife and Mistress, 1754

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 18, 2011

MASTERPIECE #611
























Albrecht Durer, German

Christopher Columbus Watching Last Night's Powerball Drawing, 1521

Color on oak panel

Sunday, July 17, 2011

MASTERPIECE #610
























Angelo Bronzino, Italian

Neptune Posing for the Men of Mount Olympus Swimsuit Calendar, 1540

Oil on canvas

Saturday, July 16, 2011

MASTERPIECE #609

















Philippe Mercier, French

Portrait of Former Child Actor With New Best Friend, 1785

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 15, 2011

MASTERPIECE #608


















Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, French

Inventor with Mentos Prototype, 1840

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 14, 2011

MASTERPIECE #607
















Evariste Vital Luminais, French

Guess Who Used Tide, 1852

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

MASTERPIECE #606



















Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch

Failed Business Idea #117: Fresh Fish via Pony Express, 1650

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

MASTERPIECE #605





















Hans Holbein the Younger, German

Portrait of Sir Nicholas Carew, 1532

Tempera on wood


Monday, July 11, 2011

MASTERPIECE #604






















Wiktor Michajlowitsch Wassnezow, Russian

The Kardashians Do Shakespeare, 1879

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 10, 2011

MASTERPIECE #603






















Robert Campin, Flemish

Angel Helping Mary Study for Her Chiropractor's License, 1420

Oil on wood

MASTERPIECE #602

















Hans Thoma, German

Disney Channel Team-Building Retreat, 1884

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 8, 2011

MASTERPIECE #601























Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, French

Elijah Wood as Sherlock Holmes, 1807

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 7, 2011

MASTERPIECE #600



















Peter von Cornelius, German

The Three Marys Trying to Talk Their Way Past the Bouncer at Jesus' Tomb, 1822

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

MASTERPIECE #599



















Pieter de Hooch, Dutch

We're Gonna Go Hit the Bars. You In?, 1663

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

MASTERPIECE #598























Ivan Kramskoi, Russian

Russian Singer Lavrovskaya About to Take Sunday Times Into the Crapper, 1878

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 4, 2011

MASTERPIECE #597















Jacob Jordaens, Flemish

Jesus' Ex-Girlfriends Showing Up To Demand Child Support, 1615

Oil on panel

Sunday, July 3, 2011























Ivan Kramskoi, Russian

Russian Poet Nekrasov Composing Masterpiece, "Think I'll Stay In My PJ's All Day," 1878

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #596























Ivan Kramskoi, Russian

Albert Einstein's Less Gifted Brother, Cliff, 1878

Oil on canvas

Saturday, July 2, 2011

MASTERPIECE #595



















Jan van Hemessen, Flemish

Old Man Being Mugged For His Fillings, 1555

Oil on wood

Friday, July 1, 2011

MASTERPIECE #594






















Luigi Crosio, Italian

Little Girl Playing Trick On The Monopoly Guy, 1865

Oil on canvas