Monday, April 30, 2012

MASTERPIECE #829























Anton Raphael Mengs, German

Ferdinand IV, King of Naples (Formerly Mayor of Munchkinland), 1760

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 29, 2012

MASTERPIECE #828

Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun, French

Harpist Forced to Break It to God That She Doesn't Know Any Nicki Minaj, 1809

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

MASTERPIECE #826

Benjamin West, American-English

William Penn Buying Pennsylvania from the Indians for a Dirty White Tablecloth, 1771

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

MASTERPIECE #825

















Joseph Wright, English

A Few of the Local Villagers Messing Around With Plutonium, 1773

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 23, 2012

MASTERPIECE #824


Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes, French

It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Crushed By a Pedestal, 1794

Oil on panel

Sunday, April 22, 2012

MASTERPIECE #823

Joseph-Marie Vien, French

St. Peter Making a Surprise Appearance at Coachella, 1767

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 19, 2012

MASTERPIECE #822























Francois-Guillaume Menageot, French

The Amazing Abs Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, 1781

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

MASTERPIECE #821
















Guillaume Lethiere, French

Cato of Utica Being Driven Crazy By These Motherloving Bedbugs, 1795

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

MASTERPIECE #820























Sir Joshua Reynolds, English

Portrait of the Artist, Off to Kill a Spider in the Bathroom, 1775

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 16, 2012

MASTERPIECE #819























Henri-Francois Riesener, French

Young Lady Realizing Too Late the Dog Needed a Walk, 1818

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 15, 2012

MASTERPIECE #818



















Jean-Baptiste Regnault, French

The Bisexual's Dilemma, 1785

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 12, 2012

MASTERPIECE #817























Alessandro Longhi, Italian

Gentleman Completely Misunderstanding What Girlfriend Meant By "No Glove, No Love," 1780

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

MASTERPIECE #816




















Jean Charles Nicaise Perrin, French

That Dad at Day Care Who Never Wears Deodorant, 1784

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

MASTERPIECE #815























Johann Peter Krafft, German-Austrian

If Liberace Had Done Military Service, 1812

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 9, 2012

MASTERPIECE #814























Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee, French

Virgin Mary's Tiger Mom Forcing Her to Learn Calculus, 1772

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 8, 2012

MASTERPIECE #813























Adelaide Labille-Guiard, French

Me Showing Girlfriends One Of My Ryan Gosling Nudes, 1785

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 5, 2012

MASTERPIECE #812























Pietro Perugino, Italian

Mary Insisting Her Name's on the List for Resurrection After-Party, 1476

Oil on wood

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

MASTERPIECE #811


















Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French

Previously Lost Footage of Marlon Brando as Bob Cratchit, 1774

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

MASTERPIECE #810























Marguerite Gerard, French

The Duchess of Montebello and Her Children, Only One of Whom Notices the Approaching Bear, 1814

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 2, 2012

MASTERPIECE #809























Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French

Actor Rehearsing DeNiro's "You Talkin' To Me?" Monologue From "Taxi Driver," 1763

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 1, 2012

MASTERPIECE #808























Marguerite Gerard, French

Painter Making Model Uncomfortable By Spending Way Too Much Time On Her Boobs, 1803

Oil on panel