Wednesday, February 29, 2012

MASTERPIECE #785























Jacob de Backer, Flemish

God Warning Adam and Eve That if He Catches Them Smoking Again, They're Out, 1880

Oil on oak panel

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

MASTERPIECE #784























John Singleton Copley, American

Mrs. John Winthrop, 65, and Still Holding Onto Her Cherry, 1773

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 27, 2012

MASTERPIECE #783


















Bengt Nordenberg, Swedish

Why Didn't You Tell Me You Had Deer For Lunch?, 1878

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 26, 2012

MASTERPIECE #782



















James Tissot, French

Hungry Pharaoh Spotting a Chipotle, 1896

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 23, 2012

MASTERPIECE #781

















Constance Charpentier, French

Ask Your Doctor If Cymbalta Is Right For You, 1801

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

MASTERPIECE #780


















Peder Severin Kroyer, Norwegian-Danish

"To Beards!," 1888

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

MASTERPIECE #779






















Auguste Couder, French

Artist Suddenly Realizing He's Been Painting the Wrong Church, 1817

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 20, 2012

MASTERPIECE #778
















Henri Leys, Belgian

On the Next "House Hunters: Medieval Belgium," 1853

Oil on panel

Sunday, February 19, 2012

MASTERPIECE #777
















Jacques-Louis David, French

Dang Model Turning Away To Sneeze Right When I Was Painting His Face, 1780

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 16, 2012

MASTERPIECE #776
















Adolph von Menzel, German

Sorry. Thought I Had It On Vibrate, 1855

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

MASTERPIECE #775






















Miklos Barabas, Hungarian

Emperor Franz Joseph I in His Skinny Jeans for Casual Friday, 1853

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

MASTERPIECE #774






















Friedrich Bury, German

Cher Impersonator Wondering if You Can Tell He's a Guy, 1810

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 13, 2012

MASTERPIECE #773






















Miklos Barabas, Hungarian

Portrait of Count Istvan Unibrowsky, 1848

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 12, 2012

MASTERPIECE #772






















Hendrick Joseph Dillens, Belgian

William Tell Celebrating His Acquittal on Involuntary Manslaughter Charges, 1851

Oil on panel

Thursday, February 9, 2012

MASTERPIECE #771























Pompeo Batoni, Italian

Guard Informing Hercules of Rome's "No Shirt/No Shoes" Policy, 1784

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

MASTERPIECE #770






















Thomas Gainsborough, English

Composer Divinely Inspired to Write "Five-Dollar Foot-Long" Jingle, 1780

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

MASTERPIECE #769



















Giovanni Bellini, Italian

St. Francis Singing "Memory" From "Cats," 1480

Tempera and oil on wood

Monday, February 6, 2012

MASTERPIECE #768






















Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian

Surveillance Footage of Mary's Insider Trading, 1503

Oil on wood

Sunday, February 5, 2012

MASTERPIECE #767






















Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French

Patriots Fan Taking It Pretty Hard, 1756

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 2, 2012

MASTERPIECE #766






















Pieter de Hooch, Dutch

Woman Training Maid to Sit, 1660

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

MASTERPIECE #765






















Charles Soubre, Belgian

Resident of Hell Enjoying Five-Minute Water Break, 1852

Oil on canvas