Wednesday, February 13, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2139























Robert Braithwaite Martineau, English

"Trust Me -- You Do NOT Want To Go In There For Awhile," 1855

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2138























Hans Heinrich Bebie, Swiss

"Here's a Good One For You, Grandpa. 'Single White Female Seeks Sugar Daddy With a Ben Franklin Vibe,'" ca. 1852

Oil on panel

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2137























William Bouguereau, French

"Baby, I'm Thinking Let's Keep It Simple This Valentine's Day and Just Go Out to Dinner.  Preferably Some Place With a Casual Dress Code," 1850

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 11, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2136























Johannes Vermeer, Dutch

"It's Another Photo From Mr. Bezos, Ma'am.  It's Like the Others, But This Time He Got Creative With the Lighting," ca. 1667

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 10, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2135























Leopold Löffler, Polish

"I Know You're Not Thrilled About Marrying Your First Cousin, My Dear, But This Way, At Least We Know He's From a Good Family," 1852

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 7, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2134






















Sir Frederic Lord Leighton, English

Let Me Guess.  Lizzie Dropped Her Book in the Toilet Again, 1877

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2133
















Jean-Georges Béraud, French

The Lost Marx Brothers Classic, "A Slap Fight at the Opera," 1889

Oil on panel

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2132























Joseph Severn, English

"Sorry To Bother You, Ms. Queen of Scots, But Before You're Beheaded, Could We Get Your Autograph?," 1850

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 4, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2131
















Thomas Faed, Scottish

The Dennison Family, Getting Portrait-Bombed By Some Dude in the Forest, 1851

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 3, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2130























Mihály Vorossipkas Kovács, Hungarian

All Dressed Up With No One To Bludgeon, 1852

Oil on canvas

Thursday, January 31, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2129























Auguste Toulmouche, French

Sign Your New Book Probably Isn't Winning the Pulitzer This Year, 1874

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2128











Arthur Hughes, English

After Four Years of Trying, Holly Had Started To Wonder Whether It Was Actually POSSIBLE To Train a Cow To Sit on Command, 1872

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2127

















Eugene von Blaas, Italian

"Rumor Has It He's Got Three Peanuts in the Shell, If You Know What I Mean.  So Try Not To Act Shocked," 1884

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2126























John Maler Collier, English

"We Need To Make This Look Like an Accident.  You Don't Happen To Have a Banana Peel on You, Do You?," ca. 1915

Oil on canvas

Sunday, January 27, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2125
















James Collinson, English

"You See, Honey?  You Just Clap and the Lights Go On.  Not Bad For $19.99, Huh?," 1856

Oil on canvas