Wednesday, May 23, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1959























Pekka Halonen, Finnish

Just in Case They Ever Won the Lottery, the Maxwell Family Spent Two Hours a Day Practicing Looking Stunned, 1894

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1958














René-Henri Ravaut, French

"Okay, I Believe You.  Apparently, You Did NOT Steal My Wallet.  Next!," 1894

Illustration

Monday, May 21, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1957























Otto Pilny, Swiss

Okay, So Sharon's New Hairstyle Looked a Little Weird, But She Was Suddenly Getting Great WiFi Reception, 1894

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 20, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1956























Eugene de Blaas, Italian

"They Say Meghan's Asking For an Annulment.  Turns Out the Whole Thing Was Just a Publicity Stunt for the DVD Release of 'Suits'," 1897

Oil on panel

Thursday, May 17, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1955

Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch

Bagpiper Forced to Silently Admit He's Even Annoying Himself, ca. 1625-30

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1954























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

"Really, Honey?  You Hear 'Laurel'?  Because I Distinctly Heard 'Yanny,'" 1871

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1953

















August Knoop, German

Mortimer Had the Annoying Habit of Refusing To Look at His Cards Until After He'd Tried To Read Them Telepathically, 1894

Oil on wood

Monday, May 14, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1952















Gustavo Simoni, Italian

Argument at First Board Meeting of Levi Strauss & Co., 1894

Watercolor and gouache on paper on canvas

Sunday, May 13, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1951




















Hamilton Hamilton, American

Liesl von Trapp Singing Duet With the LieslBot 3000 ("I Am 16 GHz, Going on 17 GHz"), 1894

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A PRICELESS MOTHER'S DAY CLASSIC























Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French

Mama Vader, Praying This is the Mother's Day Darth Finally Calls, 1852

Oil on panel

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1950











Eugenio Lucas Villamil, Spanish

"Begging Your Pardon, Lady Chatsworth, But May I Inquire As To Whether You Have a Date For Prince Harry's Wedding?  Some Friends and I Are Renting One of Those Limos With a Hot Tub in the Back.  Swimsuits Optional," 1894

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1949























Charles Joseph Grips, Dutch

Heinrich Had Used That Old Ploy of "Forgetting" the Painting You're Working on at the Other Person's Place So You Have an Excuse To Come Over Again, But Now It Had Been a Week.  Where WAS He?, 1894

Oil on panel

Monday, May 7, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1948























Charles Sillem Lidderdale, British

It Was Hard For Brianna To Stay Motivated at Work When She Knew Her Male Co-Workers Were Making 28% More Per Stick, 1894

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 6, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1947















Lady Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema, English

Baby Girl Taking First Steps (Toward a Lifetime of Food Issues), ca. 1888

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 3, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1946


















Paul Signac, French

That Time I Watched the Movie "Lincoln" on 'Shrooms, 1890

Oil on canvas