Monday, April 30, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1943










Charles Alexander Smith, Canadian

"Unfortunately Ladies and Gentlemen, Our First Speaker Appears To Be Delayed.  Could Somebody Please Check Those Portapotties Back There?," 1891

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 29, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1942
















Mykola Pymonenko, Russian-Ukrainian

Villagers Expressing Displeasure With Young Woman For Spoiling Ending of "Avengers" Movie, 1899

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 26, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1941














Joaquín Sorolla, Spanish

The Guards Had Warned Molly Not To Make Any False Moves, But Those Flamin' Hot Cheetos in Her Bag Were REALLY Calling To Her, 1892

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1940























Kuroda Seiki, Japanese

"Yes Mom, I'm Geisha.  Openly Geisha.  So You and Dad Are Just Going To Have To Deal With It," 1893

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1939
















Oscar Pereira da Silva, Brazilian

"Remember Guys, If Samson Wakes Up, We Just Tell Him He's on One of Those Ambush Makeover Reality Shows," 1893

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 23, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1938























Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret, French

Unfortunately, When the Group Agreed To Let Jimmy Play "She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain," They Didn't Realize There Were 17 Verses, 1893

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1937

















Hermann Baisch, German

"Howdy, Ma'am.  Did You Call For a Moober?," 1893

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 19, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1936























József Ferenczy, Hungarian

"Oh, Sis!  You're So Lucky You've Found 'The One.'  It Seems Like All the Good Men These Days Are Either Gay, Married, or in the Early Stages of Consumption," 1893

Oil on canvas 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1935
















Jean-Léon Gérôme, French

Exhibitor Displaying Her Merch at This Year's Idolatry-Con, 1893

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1934























Henry Tanworth Wells, English

The Judge Was Thrilled With the Way His Hair Looked in His Official Portrait.  Yes, That Panini Press Had Been Worth Every Penny, 1893

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 16, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1933
















Artúr Lajos Halmi, Hungarian

"Hey Mom, I'm About To Sing.  So Do You Think You Could Do Me a Favor and NOT Hit on the Painter For the Next Five Minutes?," 1893

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1932













Ferdinand Max Bredt, German

Weirdest. Job Interview. Ever., 1893

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 12, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1931
















Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz, Spanish-Italian

"Well, Don't Just Stand There, You Idiots.  You Heard the Man.  Get Him an Oil Can," 1835

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1930













Wincenty Wodzinowski, Polish

He Asked Yet a Third Time, But the Amazing Scythio Still Couldn't Get a Volunteer For His "Sawing a Peasant In Half" Trick, 1890

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1929

















Albert Edelfelt, Finnish

"Yeah, He Kept Complaining About the Way I Folded His Undershirts, So I Slipped a Tide Pod in His Coffee.  Problem Solved," 1893

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 9, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1928


















Aimé Perret, French

"Oh, Don't Listen To Those Silly Kids at Pre-School, Honey.  That's ABSOLUTELY a Real Cabbage Patch Doll," 1893

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1927























Edmund Leighton, British

"Yes, I Know I Said It Was a Yacht in My Profile, But YOU Said You Liked Surprises.  So Now Who's the Liar?," 1893

Oil on panel

Thursday, April 5, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1926












Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss

"Sir, I Want You To Take a Good Look at These Suspects, and Tell Me If You See the Man Who Stole Your Razor.  Take Your Time," 1892

Oil tempera on canvas

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1925























Juana Romani, Italian

Not Only Was the Cone Unattractive, Bridget Found It Insulting That Her Doctor Thought She Might Lick Her Stitches, 1892

Oil on panel

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1924














Per Ewert, Swedish

"Hey, Want To Make a Quick 50 Bucks?  That's My Ex Walking This Way.  When She Gets Right Next To Us, I Want You To Jump Up and Start Making Out With Me.  Deal?," 1892

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 2, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1923
















Josef Kinzel, Austrian

He Knew It Was Silly, But Diedrich Still Got Nervous Whenever He Brought a New Tuba Home To Meet His Parents, 1892

Oil on panel

Sunday, April 1, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1922























Paul Signac, French

"Oh, That's Interesting.  I Just Met a Woman in a Seurat Whose Name Is Dot Too," 1892

Oil on canvas