Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1716























Anthony VanArsdale, American

Pope Francis, Politely Waiting For Trump To Finish His Tweet Before Shaking His Hand, 2013

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1715
















Ludwig August Most, Polish

That Time Grandma Lost Her Train of Thought in the Middle of a Story and We All Just Sat There For Like 10 Minutes, 1845

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1714




















Ludwig August Most, Polish

"So I'm Halfway Through Building It When I Realize It's Missing Parts.  That's the Last Time I Buy a Wagon Wheel From IKEA," 1830

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 21, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1713























Ludwig August Most, Polish

When "Creepy Ed" Showed Up With Flowers for the Fifth Day in a Row, Sheila Realized She Should Probably Start Looking at Second-Story Apartments, 1850

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 18, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1712






















Gerard ter Borch, Dutch

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (page 251), 1673

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1711











John William Waterhouse, British

"Ohhh, I Get It, Odysseus.  You're Into the Whole "50 Shades" Bondage Thing.  We Can Work With That, Right Girls?," 1891

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1710


















Joseph Bergler the Younger, Austrian

"Sorry to Interrupt, Sir, But Your Dad's on the Phone.  Something About Not Being Able To Find the Remote For the Pearly Gates," 1822

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 15, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1709















Arthur Perigal the Elder, English

Prom Photo Taken With World's Longest Selfie Stick, 1828

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 14, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1708























Louis-Léopold Boilly, French

"I'm Warning You, Travis.  Interrupt the Story Again and I'm Going to Shove This Shawl Where the Sun Don't Shine," 1824

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 11, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1707























Anna Kirstine Ancher, Danish

The Artist's Mother, Working On Her "I'm Not Angry, Just Disappointed" Face, 1913

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1706























Eugénie Servières, French

"No Lancelot, I Can Not 'Score You a Couple Condoms.'  But the CVS in South Camelot Is Open 24 Hours," Before 1855

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1705


















Jacques-Laurent Agasse, Swiss

"Right Now I'm Offering Zero Down With No Interest For the First Six Months.  Or We Can Talk About Getting You Into a Lease," 1822

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 8, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1704















Louis-François Cassas, French

"Of Course I'd Love to Live Here Forever, But 'His Majesty' Wants to Flip It and Downsize to a Condo," 1822

Watercolor on paper

Sunday, May 7, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1703


















Eugénie Servières, French

"No Honey, I Can't Watch the Kids.  I've Got 2 Inquisitions, Hernando de Soto's Performance Review, and a Codpiece Fitting," 1822

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 4, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1702























Joseph Denis Odevaere, Flemish

Brochure for the Law Offices of Westingham, Morris & Some Dead Guy, LLC, 1805

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1701

















Johannes Jelgerhuis, Dutch

"I'm Sorry, Sir.  I'm Afraid I've Never Heard of a Book Called "Eat, Pray, Love."  Are You SURE It's By Dickens?," 1820

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1700























Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, German

"Okay, I Get It -- You're Upset That I Cheated on You With Your Best Friend.  But Let's Not Let It Ruin Our Anniversary," 1819

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1699


















William Etty, British

"Dude!  What Part of 'Tie on the Doorknob' Did You Not Understand?," 1820

Oil on canvas