Monday, December 29, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1118























Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, French

Annoyed Housewife Searching Recipes for Something Quick You Can Make With Parakeet, 1750

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 25, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1117























Alexandre Antigna, French

Reaction to Santa Exposing Himself on Front Lawn, 1848

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1116






















Honore Daumier, French

Santa's Elf Working His Crappy Summer Job, 1860

Oil on wood

Monday, December 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1114

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Men Engaged in High-Stakes Game of Slapjack, 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, December 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1113























Peder Severin Kroyer, Danish

Sotheby's Auctioneer Blanking on What Comes After "Going Twice," 1902

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1112























Gustave Caillebotte, French

"Great Moments in Phallic Portraiture" (Page 22), 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, December 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1111























Ilya Repin, Russian

Man With Beard He Made Out of Dryer Lint, 1878

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1110











Frederick Arthur Bridgman, American

King Spartheos of Assyria, Apparently Not a Cat Person, 1878

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1109

















Gustave Caillebotte, French

Thinking Seriously About Saving Drowning Swimmer, But Worried About Getting Vest Wet, 1877

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1108



















Ernest Meissonier, French

Santa Claus, Pissed That His Naughty and Nice Spreadsheet Software Keeps Crashing, 1889

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1107


















Gustave Caillebotte, French

The Artist's Wife, Suddenly Discovering Where That Third Helping of Pumpkin Pie Went, 1873

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 27, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1106






















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

The Villagers from "Frankenstein" Waiting For Best Buy to Open, 1886

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1105


















Laura Knight, British

Wrangling the Atom Bomb Float at the Los Alamos Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1943

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1104


















Gabriel Metsu, Dutch

Richard Branson, Wondering How the Hell You Found His Private Island, 1656

Oil on panel

Monday, November 24, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1103



















Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, French

Matthew McConaughey in "The Sound of Music," 1887

Oil on canvas

Friday, November 21, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1102
















Jehan Georges Vibert, French

Mariachi Sledding:  the Next Best Thing to Parasailing, 1870

Oil on panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1101
















William Holman Hunt, English

The Sphinx Taking a Belfie, 1854

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 17, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1100























Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky, Russian

Woman Proofreading Her Sexual Abuse Allegation Against Bill Cosby, 1892

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 16, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1099























Jan de Bray, Dutch

Why They Say You Should Never Go to Bed Angry, 1659

Oil on panel

Friday, November 14, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1098



















Mikhail Nesterov, Russian

The Critics Are Raving About Steve Carell (Far Right) in "Foxcatcher," 1914

Watercolor

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1097























Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French

Cover of First Issue of Paper Magazine, November 1889

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1096




















Mark Gertler, English

Khloe Kardashian Attempting to Break the Internet, 1922

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1095















Winslow Homer, American

Farmer Wondering Whether He Should Try to Clear the Rocks With His 3-Wood, or Play it Safe With His Driver, 1866

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1094

















Jehan Georges Vibert, French

Sister Agatha, Still Coming in Too Early on the "No Treble" Part, 1865

Oil on panel

Thursday, November 6, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1093


















Daniel Ridgway Knight, American

Family Dog Wondering If It Smells Like Carbon Monoxide In Here, Or If It's Just Him, 1875

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1092













Daniel Ridgway Knight, American

"You Gonna Get the New iWashboard 7?," 1869

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1091
















Eduard von Gebhardt, Estonian

Jesus Following Up Lazarus Trick By Guessing a Woman's Birthday, 1896

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1089





















Seymour Joseph Guy, American

Thinking About Ordering the Mongolian Beef From P.F. Chang's, 1854

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 26, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1088























Seymour Joseph Guy, American

Our Psycho Ex-Babysitter Who Read the Kids "Cujo," 1876

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 23, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1087













Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto, Italian

"No Seriously, It's Not Like the Last One.  This One's From Whole Foods," 1550

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1085























Jean Jacques Hauer, French

Family Portrait Ruined By Wormy Dog Rubbing Butt Across Floor, 1790

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 12, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1084















Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Woman Seriously Considering Jumping to Her Death to Escape From Pompous Douchebag, 1875

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1083























Thomas Gainsborough, English

Admiral George Rodney, Asking if Someone Wouldn't Mind Snagging Him a Protein Bar From His Bag, 1782

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1082























Thomas Eakins, American

David Schwimmer Playing Dolley Madison, Against His Agent's Advice, 1902

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 5, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1081























Thomas Gainsborough, English

The 2nd Lord Vernon, Wondering if Maybe He Should Take the Beggin' Strips Out of His Pocket, 1767

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 2, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1080























Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Why Ryan Gosling Can't Sunbathe Nude in his Backyard Anymore, 1873

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1079





















Thomas Eakins, American

Professor Benjamin Rand, Pioneer in the Field of Subatomic Feline Reduction (aka "Cat Shrinking"), 1874

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 29, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1078



































Eugene de Blaas, Italian

Bridesmaid at the Clooney Wedding Throwing Her Panties at the Groom, 1873

Oil on panel

Sunday, September 28, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1077























Titian, Italian

Female Sculptor Proudly Displaying Her Bust, 1510

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 25, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1076























Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, American

Kidnapping Victim and Captor Breaking Monotony With Game of Tag, 1983

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 18, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1073























Cornelis Bisschop, Dutch

Victim of Harassment Trying to Decide on a Weapon, 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 15, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1072
















Ernest Meissonier, French

"So Napoleon, Admiral Nelson, and Ray Rice Walk Into a Bar...," 1869

Oil on wood

Sunday, September 14, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1071























Gerard ter Borch the Younger, Dutch

Portrait of Man with Pet Frog (Under Hat), 1667

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 11, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1070

















Claude Monet, French

Woman Seriously Considering Getting a Restraining Order Against President Lincoln, 1873

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1069























El Greco, Greek

Portrait of Pope Four-Eyes XII, 1604

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 7, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1068























Edgar Degas, French

Gwyneth Paltrow Before Her Morning Coffee, 1857

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 4, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1067
















Aert de Gelder, Dutch

Ahimelech Giving the Sword of Goliath to David (Though David Would Secretly Rather Have the Twenty Bucks He Owes Him), 1680

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 1, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1066























Francesco Beda, Italian

British Admiral Wondering If He's Got the Balls to Wear White After Labor Day, 1880

Oil on wood panel

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1065























Leon-Jean-Bazille Perrault, French

Phoebe From "Friends," Age 3 (With Smelly Cat), 1867

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 24, 2014

MASTERPIECE #1064




















Guido Cagnacci, Italian

Runners-Up Congratulating the New Miss Narcolepsy, 1659

Oil on canvas