Thursday, November 30, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1837

















Haynes King, British

"Oh, That's Okay -- We Can Skip the Weapons Pat-Down This Time.  That's Really Just a First Date Thing With Me," 1874

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1836























Richard Caton Woodville, Sr., American

"Yes!  Matt Lauer!  I Have Him in My Office's Inappropriate Sexual Conduct Pool!," 1848

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1835













Jules Tavernier, French

"Excuse Me Gentlemen, I'm a Little Rusty on My Hot-Air Balloon Etiquette.  Should I Be Peeing Off the Port or the Starboard Side?," 1875

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 27, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1834















Ludwig Thiersch, German

"Well, It's Too Bad About Your Grandmother.  But Who Doesn't Know Not To Stand Up in a Boat?," 1874

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 26, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1833






















Jean-Baptiste Regnault, French

The Three Graces Playing in the Mount Olympus Touch Football League, 1793

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 23, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1832

















Charles West Cope, British

"Forsooth, It Truly Is a Black Friday, M'Lord.  I've Tried Three Different Best Buys, and They're All Out of 4K TV's," 1872

Oil on panel

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1831
















N.C. Wyeth, American

"Now Before I Serve the Second Course, Does Anyone Have Any Maize Allergies?," 1940

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1830



















Giorgio Soleri, Italian

The Duke of Savoy, Jamming on the Bass, 1601

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 20, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1829



















Giorgione, Italian

Joseph Couldn't Help Wondering Why the "Son of God" Was the Spitting Image of the Mailman, 1502

Oil on panel

Sunday, November 19, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1828























Berthold Woltze, German

Chloe Was Faced With a Quandary: Did She Go With the Classic "Sorry, I've Got a Boyfriend," or Skip Right To the Pepper Spray?, 1874

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 16, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1827

















Pieter Aertsen, Flemish

Woman Flipping the Bird Behind Husband's Back, 1550

Oil on oak

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1826






















Francisco de Goya, Spanish

Yo, Painter Guy! What'd I Just Say? Get Off Your Ass and Clean Up Cookie's Boom-Boom," 1795

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1825

Francois-Andre Vincent, French

Alexander the Great Judging "The Entire Known Western World's Next Top Model," 1789

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 13, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1824


















Johann Peter Hasenclever, German

Brad's Once-Promising Legal Career Was Hampered By His Tendency To Get Aroused By Public Speaking, 1840

Oil on canvas

Sunday, November 12, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1823
















Aleksander Gierymski, Polish

Qualifying Round For 1st Annual Rock, Paper, Scissors Championship (Eastern European Bracket), 1874

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 9, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1822























Rudolf Karl Gottfried Geissler, German

"You Children Don't Know How Good You Have It.  When I Was Your Age, We Had No Cars, No Modern Medicine, and Tweets Could Only Be 140 Characters Long," 1866

Oil on wood

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1821























Adolf Reich, Austrian

"...and You Can See What I Did Here With the Shorter Brush Strokes...Um, Mr. Weinstein?...Excuse Me, Mr. Weinstein?...," Before 1963

Oil on panel

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1820














Louise Abbéma, French

One Concussion Later, Henry Had Learned That It's Best Not To Talk During Eleanor's Backswing, 1872

Oil on canvas

Monday, November 6, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1819
















David Bles, Dutch

The Answer To The Question:  What If An Entire Family Had ADD?, 1869

Oil on oak panel

Sunday, November 5, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1818
















Alfred Provis, British

"Don't Worry, Eddie.  He's Got To Poop Eventually.  And Then You'll Be Able To Get Your Earbuds Back," 1872

Oil on canvas

Thursday, November 2, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1817


















John Phillip, Scottish

"Prithee, Dear Colleagues, Let Us Return To the Matter at Hand:  Are Selena and Justin Truly Back Together, or Are They In Fact 'Just Good Friends'?  I Move For a Vote," 1863

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1816


















Friedrich Ritter von Friedländer-Malheim, Bohemian-Austrian

"Oh, What the Hell.  Let's Have Another Round.  We're All Ubering Anyway,"Before 1901

Oil on panel