Tuesday, December 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1119























Sophie Gengembre Anderson, English

Girl With Two Turtledoves One Turtledove (aka Bad Kitty!), 1853

Oil on canvas

Monday, December 29, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1118























Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, French

Annoyed Housewife Searching Recipes for Something Quick You Can Make With Parakeet, 1750

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 25, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1117























Alexandre Antigna, French

Reaction to Santa Exposing Himself on Front Lawn, 1848

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1116






















Honore Daumier, French

Santa's Elf Working His Crappy Summer Job, 1860

Oil on wood

Monday, December 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1114

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Men Engaged in High-Stakes Game of Slapjack, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1113























Peder Severin Kroyer, Danish

Sotheby's Auctioneer Blanking on What Comes After "Going Twice," 1902

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1112























Gustave Caillebotte, French

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (Page 22), 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1111























Ilya Repin, Russian

Man With Beard He Made Out of Dryer Lint, 1878

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1110











Frederick Arthur Bridgman, American

King Spartheos of Assyria, Apparently Not a Cat Person, 1878

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1109

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Thinking Seriously About Saving Drowning Swimmer, But Worried About Getting Vest Wet, 1877

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1108



















Ernest Meissonier, French

Santa Claus, Pissed That His Naughty and Nice Spreadsheet Software Keeps Crashing, 1889

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1107


















Gustave Caillebotte, French

The Artist's Wife, Suddenly Discovering Where That Third Helping of Pumpkin Pie Went, 1873

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 27, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1106






















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

The Villagers from "Frankenstein" Waiting For Best Buy to Open, 1886

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1105


















Laura Knight, British

Wrangling the Atom Bomb Float at the Los Alamos Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1943

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1104


















Gabriel Metsu, Dutch

Richard Branson, Wondering How the Hell You Found His Private Island, 1656

Oil on panel

Monday, November 24, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1103



















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

Matthew McConaughey in "The Sound of Music," 1887

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 21, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1102
















Jehan Georges Vibert, French

Mariachi Sledding:  the Next Best Thing to Parasailing, 1870

Oil on panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1101
















William Holman Hunt, English

The Sphinx Taking a Belfie, 1854

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 17, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1100























Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky, Russian

Woman Proofreading Her Sexual Abuse Allegation Against Bill Cosby, 1892

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 16, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1099























Jan de Bray, Dutch

Why They Say You Should Never Go to Bed Angry, 1659

Oil on panel

Friday, November 14, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1098



















Mikhail Nesterov, Russian

The Critics Are Raving About Steve Carell (Far Right) in "Foxcatcher," 1914

Watercolor

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1097























Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French

Cover of First Issue of Paper Magazine, November 1889

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1096




















Mark Gertler, English

Khloe Kardashian Attempting to Break the Internet, 1922

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1095















Winslow Homer, American

Farmer Wondering Whether He Should Try to Clear the Rocks With His 3-Wood, or Play it Safe With His Driver, 1866

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1094

















Jehan Georges Vibert, French

Sister Agatha, Still Coming in Too Early on the "No Treble" Part, 1865

Oil on panel

Thursday, November 6, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1093


















Daniel Ridgway Knight, American

Family Dog Wondering If It Smells Like Carbon Monoxide In Here, Or If It's Just Him, 1875

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1092













Daniel Ridgway Knight, American

"You Gonna Get the New iWashboard 7?," 1869

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1091
















Eduard von Gebhardt, Estonian

Jesus Following Up Lazarus Trick By Guessing a Woman's Birthday, 1896

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1090























Thomas Eakins, American

Aunt Dorothy Sewing the Thong For Her Naughty Nurse Costume, 1877

Watercolor on paper

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1089





















Seymour Joseph Guy, American

Thinking About Ordering the Mongolian Beef From P.F. Chang's, 1854

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 26, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1088























Seymour Joseph Guy, American

Our Psycho Ex-Babysitter Who Read the Kids "Cujo," 1876

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1087













Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto, Italian

"No Seriously, It's Not Like the Last One.  This One's From Whole Foods," 1550

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 19, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1086























Seymour Joseph Guy, American

Sally, About to Teach Billy He Called the Wrong Kid "Doodyface," 1865

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1085























Jean Jacques Hauer, French

Family Portrait Ruined By Wormy Dog Rubbing Butt Across Floor, 1790

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 12, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1084















Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Woman Seriously Considering Jumping to Her Death to Escape From Pompous Douchebag, 1875

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1083























Thomas Gainsborough, English

Admiral George Rodney, Asking if Someone Wouldn't Mind Snagging Him a Protein Bar From His Bag, 1782

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1082























Thomas Eakins, American

David Schwimmer Playing Dolley Madison, Against His Agent's Advice, 1902

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 5, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1081























Thomas Gainsborough, English

The 2nd Lord Vernon, Wondering if Maybe He Should Take the Beggin' Strips Out of His Pocket, 1767

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1080























Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Why Ryan Gosling Can't Sunbathe Nude in his Backyard Anymore, 1873

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1079





















Thomas Eakins, American

Professor Benjamin Rand, Pioneer in the Field of Subatomic Feline Reduction (aka "Cat Shrinking"), 1874

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 29, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1078



































Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Bridesmaid at the Clooney Wedding Throwing Her Panties at the Groom, 1873

Oil on panel

Sunday, September 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1077























Titian, Italian

Female Sculptor Proudly Displaying Her Bust, 1510

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 25, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1076























Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, American

Kidnapping Victim and Captor Breaking Monotony With Game of Tag, 1983

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1075



















Pierre Bonnard, French

Clip From ESPN's Coverage of Competitive Dieting, 1924

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 21, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1074























John Singer Sargent, American

My Roommate, Willfully Ignoring My Request to Wear Bottoms in the Kitchen, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 18, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1073























Cornelis Bisschop, Dutch

Victim of Harassment Trying to Decide on a Weapon, 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1072
















Ernest Meissonier, French

"So Napoleon, Admiral Nelson, and Ray Rice Walk Into a Bar...," 1869

Oil on wood

Sunday, September 14, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1071























Gerard ter Borch the Younger, Dutch

Portrait of Man with Pet Frog (Under Hat), 1667

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1070

















Claude Monet, French

Woman Seriously Considering Getting a Restraining Order Against President Lincoln, 1873

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1069























El Greco, Greek

Portrait of Pope Four-Eyes XII, 1604

Oil on canvas