Monday, October 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2061



















Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian

M.C. Escher Flummoxed By How He Could Be Seeing Himself Being Flummoxed in Today's “That Is Priceless” Strip, 1887

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 14, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2060


















Leopold Loffler, Polish

"Honey, You've Got To Believe Me.  I Was Going To Return Your Skirt, I Swear!," 1857

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 11, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2059
















Jacques-Louis David, French

"Um, Before You Slay Me, You Might Want To Deal With That Zipper Situation, Bruh," ca. 1825

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2058























Jean-Baptiste Perronneau, French

Charles-Francois Pinceloup de la Grange, Trying to Think of Ways to Make His Name Even More Pretentious, 1747

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2057























Albert Anker, Swiss

"Oh, Shoot -- I Thought I Was Knitting a Scarf.  According to This, I've Been Making a Jockstrap," 1907

Watercolor on paper

Monday, October 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2056

















John Collier, English

Lacking a Convenient Closet, When Sarah Told Her Parents She Was Gay, She Technically Came Out of the Pantry, 1903

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 7, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2055























Wilhelm Hammershøi, Danish

At First, Artists Found Julie's Shyness Endearing, But Eventually It Became a Real Problem, 1905

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 4, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2054























William Daniels, British

After Examining the Antique Goblet for Over 10 Minutes, Professor Wallingford Came to the Conclusion That This Was Some Really Good Weed, 1843

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2053























Antonio Maria Esquivel, Spanish

Woman Not Sure How to React to Being Told She Looks a Little Like Lena Dunham, 1850

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2052























Julius Monien, German

Henry Was Oblivious To the 8-Point Buck Behind Him Because He Was Busy Making the Pheasant He'd Just Shot Disappear, 1886

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 1, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2051

















Gaspare Traversi, Italian

Woman Getting Reading From "Naughty Nora, the X-Rated Fortune Teller," 1750

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 30, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2050























François-Louis Dejuinne, French

"Tell You What, Gentlemen.  Just To Mix It Up a Bit, Why Don't You Take Your Tops Off?," 1821

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 27, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2049

















Kamal-ol-molk, Iranian

The Old Family Photo F. Murray Abraham Just Found on Ancestry.com, 1886

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2048

















William Gilbert Gaul, American

"Good Luck Fightin' Them Yankees, Son.  We're All Most of Us Are Rooting For Ya," 1907

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2047












William Frederick Yeames, British

"I'm Going To Ask You One More Time, Young Man.  Did You Or Did You Not Accuse Your Sister of Having Cooties?," 1878

Oil on canvas