Friday, December 30, 2016

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2013)























John William Waterhouse, English

Pandora Choosing an Unfortunate Place to Look for the Remote, 1896

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 29, 2016

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2011)



















Pieter de Hooch, Dutch

We're Gonna Go Hit the Bars. You In?, 1663

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2010)























George Desmarees, French

The Artist, Suddenly Regretting His Decision to Work From Home, 1750

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2012)






















Auguste Couder, French

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

Oil on canvas

Monday, December 26, 2016

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2014)

















Peder Severin Kroyer, Danish

How Families Ignored Each Other Before Smartphones, 1881

Oil on canvas

Friday, December 23, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1608























José Maria Veloso Salgado, Portuguese

"Troubling News From the Border, Sire.  They Found a Kilo of Heroin in Santa's Sleigh, and Now He's Being Held for Questioning," 1899

Oil on canvas

A PRICELESS HOLIDAY CLASSIC (2010)


















Henri Fantin-Latour, French

Holiday Rush at the Sears Portrait Studio, 1870

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1607























Edmund Leighton, British

Guy Shot Down After Trying the Old "Is That a Mirror in Your Petticoats?" Line, 1899

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1606























Louise Jopling, English

"Hey Sis, Remind Me Again How We Can Live on a Multi-Million Dollar English Country Estate and Not Have a F***ing Dishwasher," 1896

Oil on canvas

Monday, December 19, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1605
















Anna Ancher, Danish

The Hot New Parenting Trend: Mommy & Me Tattoos, 1899

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 18, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1604





















Artist Unknown

"You Might Want to Stay Away From Santa Today, Rudolph.  He Just Found Out His Naughty & Nice List Was Hacked By the Russians," Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 15, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1603























Eugene de Blaas, Italian

"Just So You Know, I Hear He's Into Weird Foot Stuff.  But Hey, If That's Not a Dealbreaker For You...," 1898

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1602














Vicente Castell Doménech, Spanish

Surgical Demonstration at Beard State University Medical School, 1898

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1601















Arnold Böcklin, Swiss

Fantastic Beasts and How to Repel Their Unwanted Sexual Advances, 1898

Oil on panel

Monday, December 12, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1600























John William Godward, British

Sock Puppetry Before Socks, 1898

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 11, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1599























Pavel Sokov, Canadian

"Of Course I Supported Trump.  I'm a White, Middle-Aged Male in a Historically Red State," 2016

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 8, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1598












Robert Alexander Hillingford, English

Napoleon Alerting His Guests That the Evening's Fireworks Display is Being Moved Outdoors, 1897

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1597












Enrique Simonet, Spanish

"Whoops, Those Aren't Her Tonsils.  I Think I Need My Other Glasses," 1890

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1596























Carl Röhling, German

Hiker and His Dog Remaining Perfectly Still So As Not to Spook Hillary Clinton, 1898

Oil on canvas

Monday, December 5, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1595























Lippo di Dalmasio, Italian

CVS Customer Bitching About the Size of the Receipts, 1360

Tempera on panel

Sunday, December 4, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1594


















Hugo Simberg, Finnish

Your Typical Monday at Grim Reaper & Sons Lawn and Garden Center, 1896

Watercolor and gouache on paper

Saturday, December 3, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1593























Marie-Louise Bion, Swiss

The Exact Moment Katie Decided There'd Be No Second Date, 1895

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1592












Erik Henningsen, Danish

"Don't Worry, Ma'am.  I Will Personally See That Your Husband Gets the Very Best Medical Treatment a Poor Rural Area in the Late 19th Century Has to Offer," 1895

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1591








Arnold Böcklin, Swiss

Odysseus Escaping While Cyclops Busy With His CrossFit Workout, 1896

Oil and tempera on panel

Monday, November 28, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1590























Manuel Cusí i Ferret, Catalan

Pentecostal Housewife Attempting to Heal Her Broken Stove, 1896

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 27, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1589

















Michael Ancher, Danish

"Honey, the Police Are Here.  Can You Describe the Tuna That Did This to You?," 1896

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 24, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1588














Jean Beraud, French

Charlotte, Scoring Big Time at Macy's Black Friday Snare Drum Sale, 1879

Oil on panel

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1587













Frederic Remington, American

"You Know, Soaring Eagle, I'm Starting to Think the Traditional Turkey Might Have Been the Easier Way To Go," 1890

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1586









Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, American

"Your People are Welcome to Keep the Leftovers.  And By Leftovers, I Mean South Dakota and New Mexico," 1915

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 21, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1585

















Theodore Robinson, American

"My Dearest Maude, 

I Only Left But Hours Ago, and Yet I Miss You Terribly.  May the Days Fly By Until You're in My Arms Again.

All My Love, 

Charles  

P.S. I Think Your Cat Might Be Dead," 1895

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 20, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1584























Oscar Pereira da Silva, Brazilian

Olivia, About to Find Out That Fingers Look a Lot Like Carrots, 1895

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 17, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1583











Giovanni Segantini, Italian

The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Uncontrollable Retching, 1893

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1582























Jean-Louis Forain, French

"Low-Wire Wanda," Tightrope Walker With a Fear of Heights, 1885

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1581













Franz Georg Kleber, Austrian

Russian Mail-Order Bride, Still in the Bubble Wrap, 1895

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 14, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1580










Peder Severin Kroyer, Norwegian-Danish

The 1892 National Convention of the American Sausage Party, 1895

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 13, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1579














Hermann Bek-Gran, German

Family in Dusseldorf Taking the Mannequin Challenge, 1895

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 10, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1578














Joy Appenzeller Bauer, American

"Okay Folks, the Next Stop on our Tour is the Lincoln Bedroom.  Those Slot Machines Were Added By President Trump.  The Current President, Not Her Father," 2032

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1577























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

"I Finally Got the Baby Down for His Morning Nap.  Kamikazes on Me!," 1894

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1576























Lipót Horovitz, Polish-Hungarian

Portrait of Sufferer of Polleximagophobia (Fear of Having One's Thumbs Painted), 1894

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 7, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1575













Howard Chandler Christy, American

"And Now, How Many in Favor of Trump, By Show of Tiny Hands," 1940

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 6, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1574























Albert Anker, Swiss

"Hmm. I Suppose the Fact I've Wet Myself Means I've Had Enough Tea," 1895

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 3, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1573























Hans von Bartels, German

#hotmilkmaidsofinstagram, 1894

Watercolor and gouache with opaque white and border in pencil on thick vellum

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1572























Gari Melchers, American

"Hey, Is It Cool I Slept With Your Sister?  Sorry, I Meant to Mention It at the Rehearsal Dinner," 1893

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1571























Aurelio de Figueiredo, Brazilian

Political Prisoner Starting to Suspect This Isn't Really a Bungee Jump, 1893

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 31, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1570












Michael Ancher, Danish

Amish Bachelorette Party Enjoying a Performance by The Thunder From Down Under, 1903

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 30, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1569
















Il Guercino, Italian

"Sorry Kids, We Just Ran Out of Candy -- But Here, Take One of These," 1637

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 27, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1568























Belmiro de Almeida, Brazilian

"This One Time, at Maid Camp...," 1893

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1567














Ferdinand Max Bredt, German

"Well, Miss Jones, It Sounds Like You Would Be a Perfect Addition to our Harem.  Now, Do You Have Any Questions For Me?," 1893

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1566























William F. Cogswell, American

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (Page 41), 1892

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 24, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1565























Ernst Klimt, Austrian

"That Look's Fine for Around the Office, Tooth Fairy, But When You're Traveling on Business, We Need You to Wear a Top," 1892

Oil on canvas