Thursday, March 29, 2012

MASTERPIECE #807























Pompeo Batoni, Italian

Venus Presenting Aeneas With Armor Forged By Vulcan (When He Was Secretly Hoping for a Wii), 1748

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

MASTERPIECE #806























Andrea del Castagno, Italian

The Last Supper, Featuring Judas the Betrayer and Saint John the Lightweight, 1447

Fresco

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

MASTERPIECE #805























Franz Kruger, Prussian

Prince Augustus of Prussia Being Stood Up By His eHarmony Date, 1817

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 26, 2012

MASTERPIECE #804


















Pelagio Palagi, Italian

Newton Discovering His Theory That a Child Playing With Bubbles Tends to Stay Playing With Bubbles, 1827

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 25, 2012

MASTERPIECE #803























Henrik Weber, Hungarian

Composer Mihaly Mosonyi, Whose Beard Has Given His Wife Fleas, 1840

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 22, 2012

MASTERPIECE #802

















Nicolas Poussin, French

Ugly Scene Following Announcement the 8:30 "Hunger Games" Is Sold Out, 1637

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

MASTERPIECE #801























Johann Baptist von Lampi the Younger, Austrian

Antonio Canova, Inventor of the Stick Shift, 1806

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

MASTERPIECE #800






















Johann Anton Alban Ramboux, German

Billy Bob Thornton Wondering How the F#%k Harry Connick Jr. Ever Talked Him Into Joining a Monastery, 1822

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 19, 2012

MASTERPIECE #799



















Friedrich Overbeck, German

Jesus, Now Realizing They Were Being Literal About the Blind Date Thing, 1815

Pen with black ink over pencil, watercolor

Sunday, March 18, 2012

MASTERPIECE #798























Bernardo Lopez Piquer, Spanish

Queen Maria Isabel de Braganza at the Exact Moment the Activia Kicked In, 1829

Oil on canvas

Friday, March 16, 2012

MASTERPIECE #797























Francesco Hayez, Italian

The Actual Erin in "Erin Go Bragh-less," 1850

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 15, 2012

MASTERPIECE #796

















Francisco de Goya, Spanish

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (Page 108), 1801

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

MASTERPIECE #795























Jacques-Louis David, French

The Death of Marat, Mid-Grocery List, 1793

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

MASTERPIECE #794























Johann Peter Krafft, German-Austrian

Copernicus Realizing He Forgot to Buy More Cheerios, 1856

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 12, 2012

MASTERPIECE #793















Albert Anker, Swiss

Memorial for Career of Disney Executive Who Green-Lighted "John Carter," 1863

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 11, 2012

MASTERPIECE #792

















Peter von Cornelius, German

Jesus Telling Groupies He's Flattered, But He Has a Girlfriend, 1813

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 8, 2012

MASTERPIECE #791

















Joseph von Fuhrich, Austrian

Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Sheep Virginity, 1836

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

MASTERPIECE #790























Eugene Delacroix, French

Nude Model Suddenly Regretting Not Having Spray Tanned First, 1817

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

MASTERPIECE #789























Louis Gallait, Belgian

The Gorton's Fisherman, Breaking It to His Wife That He's Banging Mrs. Paul, 1848

Oil on panel

Monday, March 5, 2012

MASTERPIECE #788























Francisco Goya, Spanish

The Count of Fernan Nunez Pulling an Angelina, 1803

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 4, 2012

MASTERPIECE #787
















Tony Robert-Fleury, French

New York Hospital for the Criminally Linsane, 1868

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 1, 2012

MASTERPIECE #786























Jean-Francois Millet, French

Bringing in the Asparagus Harvest, 1852

Oil on canvas