Wednesday, August 31, 2011

MASTERPIECE #655


















Wilhelm Trubner, German

Tempers Flaring on the Set of "The Little Rascals," 1872

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

MASTERPIECE #654























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

New York Public School Teacher Taking the Edge Off Before Work, 1656

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 29, 2011

MASTERPIECE #653























Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

Effect of High Humidity on 17th Century Dutch Hairstyles, 1670

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 28, 2011

MASTERPIECE #652























Paulus Moreelse, Dutch

Countess Sophia With Her Three Boys (And One of Her Girls), 1621

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 27, 2011

MASTERPIECE #651


















Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Flemish

Jesus Sleeping Through Hurricane Irene, 1596

Oil on copper

Friday, August 26, 2011

MASTERPIECE #650

















Alf Wallander, Swedish

Plucking Room at McNuggets Processing Plant, 1891

Pastel

Thursday, August 25, 2011

MASTERPIECE #649


















Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish

Mars, Before the Anger Management Classes, 1607

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

MASTERPIECE #648




















Mihaly Zichy, Hungarian

Screenshot from "Hellfire: Battle Down Below" for XBox 360, 1878

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

MASTERPIECE #647
















Junius Brutus Stearns, American

The Original Tea Partiers Forcing George Washington to Produce His Birth Certificate, 1856

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 22, 2011

MASTERPIECE #646



















Paul Delaroche, French

Lady Jane Grey, Victim of Palace Downsizing, 1833

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 21, 2011

MASTERPIECE #645























Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German

Guess Who Wasn't Invited to the Big Kardashian Wedding, 1821

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 20, 2011

MASTERPIECE #644























Artist Unknown

Uncle Sam, Deciding to Just Get Drunk Until All This Crap Blows Over, 1850

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 19, 2011

MASTERPIECE #643























Albert Anker, Swiss

Poor Grandma, Trying to Drink the Butter Again, 1861

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 18, 2011

MASTERPIECE #642
















Jan van Eyck, Flemish

Still From "Happy Birthday, Jesus!" Stop-Motion Christmas Special, 1436

Oil on wood

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

MASTERPIECE #641






















Jan Vermeer, Dutch

Defendant Enjoying Quiet Moment at Salem Witch Trials, 1655

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

MASTERPIECE #640
















Albert Anker, Swiss

City Orphanage Giving Away Free Samples, 1876

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 15, 2011

MASTERPIECE #639























Agustin Arrieta, Mexican

Mother Serving Her Famous Roast Turkey with Toothpaste Globs, 1833

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 14, 2011

MASTERPIECE #638






















Albert Anker, Swiss

Economics Prodigy Constructing Model of World Financial Markets, 1875

Oil on wood

Saturday, August 13, 2011

MASTERPIECE #637

















Alma Erdmann, German

Big Sis in Trouble for Playing Hooky from Polka Practice, 1902

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 11, 2011

MASTERPIECE #635























Nicolas Neufchatel, German

What Nerds Did Before World of Warcraft, 1561

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

MASTERPIECE #634























Johann Michael Neder, Austrian

Amish Teen's Raunchy Snapchat Selfie, 1836

Oil on wood

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

MASTERPIECE #633























David Teniers the Younger, Flemish

Dinner For Two at The Chained Gibbon Cafe, 1640

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 8, 2011

MASTERPIECE #632























Jacob Jordaens, Flemish

Dutch Noblewoman, After Mishap Changing Her Air Filter, 1635

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 7, 2011

MASTERPIECE #631


















Jan Miense Molenaer, Dutch

Portrait of the Johann van Partridge Family, 1635

Oil on panel

Saturday, August 6, 2011

MASTERPIECE #630

















Franz Josef Feuchtmayer, German

Get a Room, 1836

Oil on canvas

Friday, August 5, 2011

MASTERPIECE #629























Jan Gossaert, Flemish

The Virgin Mary Talking To Her Shrink, 1520

Oil on wood

Thursday, August 4, 2011

MASTERPIECE #628


















Johann Zoffany, German

Redcoats Disturbing a Nudist Colony, 1795

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

MASTERPIECE #627























Johann Zoffany, German

Viscount Fordwich, Checking For Hat Head, 1772

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

MASTERPIECE #626


















Johann Zoffany, German

David With the Head of Goliath (Photo by Annie Leibovitz), 1756

Oil on canvas