Thursday, September 29, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1548















Albert Bierstadt, American

"Attention, Attention: All Passengers Are Invited To Come Meet This Season's Cast of 'The Biggest Loser,' Now Dining in Our Portside Lounge," 1889

Oil on paper mounted on masonite

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1547













William Powell Frith, English

The City Orphanage's Customer Service Department Accepting Returns, 1888

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1546























Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian

"Yeah Yeah, You're the King of the World.  Now Sit Down Before You Capsize Us, Dumbass," 1888

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 26, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1545























Artist Unknown

Concerned Supporter Subtly Offering Sniffling Trump a Hanky, 1638

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 25, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1544























Léon Frédéric, Belgian

Girls Watching Debate Between That Sick Lady and the Orange Man, 1888

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 22, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1543























Émile Bernard, French

"It's Your Call: Lie There and Cry Like a Spoiled Baby, Or Go Get Your Own F***ing Towel," 1887

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1542














Fredrik Carl Erik Torner, Swedish

Woman Calmly Watching Boyfriend Get Attacked by Bear, 1886

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1541























Platt Powell Ryder, American

Abraham Lincoln After Botox, 1888

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 19, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1540











Otto Brausewetter, German

"Not to Interrupt, But Can You Guys Believe the Natural Light They Get in Here?," 1888

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 18, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1539























William Merritt Chase, American

Lauren, the Pathologically Shy Nude Model, 1888

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 15, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1538










John Charles Maggs, British

"The Fast and the Furious 8: The Early Years," 1887

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1537























Jean-Léon Gérome, French

"Plus, If You Buy Today, It's Zero Down With No Interest Until the Fall of the Ottoman Empire," 1887

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1536










Henry F. Farny, American

"Hey, If We're Going to Do This, You Mind Flipping Me Over in 20 Minutes?  I Want to Make Sure I Tan Evenly," 1885

Gouache and watercolor

Monday, September 12, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1535













Jens Erik Carl Rasmussen, Danish

When You Realize You're Out of Diapers and the Nearest Target is 4000 Miles Away, 1886

Watercolor

Sunday, September 11, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1534













Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British

"So Then I Say to Caesar, 'Oh Yeah? You and Whose Army?' Which in Retrospect, Was Probably a Mistake," 1866

Oil on wood

Thursday, September 8, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1533























Ilona Barabas, Hungarian

The Virgin Mary Getting Carded at Nazareth Liquors, 1886

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1532























Peter Nicolai Arbo, Norwegian

Killing Time During Jury Deliberations at the Salem Witch Trials, 1886

Oil on cardboard

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1531























Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski, Polish

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture (Page 105)," 1885

Oil on panel

Monday, September 5, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1530








Evelyn de Morgan, British

Open Auditions to be the New Starbucks Logo, 1886

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 4, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1529













Félix-Henri Giacomotti, French

"My Word, Ladies! I Heard That From Down the Hall! Which of You Just Ripped One?," 1886

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 1, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1528













Lazzaro Pisani, Maltese

Cain, Wondering if He Should Take Abel's Wallet to Make it Look Like a Robbery, 1885

Oil on canvas