Tuesday, July 31, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2008























Giovanni Cariani, Italian

Dwayne "The Rock" Di Giovanni, 5-Time European Rock-Paper-Scissors Champion, ca. 1510-1515

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 30, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2007





















Il Sodoma, Italian

The Ancient Athens Women's Bodybuilding Championship: Final Round Pose-Off, 1525

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 29, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2006























Titian, Italian

Italian Princess With Her Panda Express Order Number Flag, 1555

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 27, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2005























Sebastiano Ricci, Italian

Venus Infringing Upon Cupid's Second Amendment Rights, 1713

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2004























John Everett Millais, English

Promotional Poster for "Just Say No to Poisonous Berries" Campaign, 1851

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2003























Albrecht Durer, German

Portrait Subject With Sign, "Will Work For Sharper Line Definition," 1506

Painting on poplar wood

Monday, July 23, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2002


















Wjatscheslaw Grigorjewitsch Schwarz, Russian

Ivan the Terrible Visiting Vladimir the Bed-Ridden, 1864

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 22, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2001























Vicente Lopez y Portana, Spanish

Portrait of an Artist Being Painted by His Ex-Wife, 1826

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 19, 2018

MASTERPIECE #2000

















Monsieur Roujat (after François Joseph Heim), French

Winner Accepting His Prize at the 1st Annual Andrew Jackson Lookalike Contest, 1892

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1999























Alexandre Cabanel, French

Rachel Was Freaking Out.  Not Only Had Seth Just Dumped Her, the Jerk Did It By Ancient Text, 1879

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1998















Salvador Martínez Cubells, Spanish

Behind Every Successful Man Is a Woman Resisting the Urge To Comment on His Choice of Outfit, 1890

Oil on panel

Monday, July 16, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1997
















Marian Wawrzeniecki, Polish

That Look When You Show Up at a Party and Realize You're the Only One Who Came in Costume, 1898

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1996















Antonio Fillol Granell, Spanish

"I Feel You, Honey.  I Had a Hundred Bucks on Croatia Myself," 1897

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 12, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1995























Carl Larsson, Swedish

"Excuse Me.  Are We in the Right Place For the Monarch & Me Play Group?," 1898

Watercolor

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1994























José Jiménez Aranda, Spanish

SIGN:  "If Found, Please Return This Exotic Dancer To the Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club on Piedmont Ave.  $500 Reward! (All in Singles)," 1897

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1993















Dora Wahlroos, Finnish

"Twenty Kronor Says I Can Steal This Broad's Husband in Less Than Five Minutes.  Start the Clock," 1898

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 9, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1992























Václav Brožík, Bohemian

A Portrait of the Artist's Son, Maurice (Affectionately Known as "Fivehead"), 1898

Oil on canvas, fixed onto newer canvas

Sunday, July 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1991
















Leon Wyczólkowski, Polish-Russian

When He Found Out His Action Figures Would Have Been 10 Times More Valuable If He'd Left Them in Their Boxes, Jerry Felt Like a Fool, 1898

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 5, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1990























Margaret Deborah Cookesley, English

Caroline's Main Problem With Playing Solitaire Was That She Wasn't a Very Good Loser, 1897

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1989














Marie Luplau, Danish

Susan B. Anthony Hosting a Suffragette Speed Dating Event, 1897

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1988













Lovis Corinth, German

Why I Stopped Serving Booze at My 4th of July Barbecues, 1896

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 2, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1987

















Josef Kinzel, Austrian

"So Then the Guy Says To Me, 'You Know, You Look a Lot Like Tom Skerritt.'  And I Say, 'Who the Hell is Tom Skerritt?'  But He Just Gets Back in His Time Machine and Drives Away," 1897

Oil on panel

Sunday, July 1, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1986


















Julio Ruelas, Mexican

Erica Didn't Care If It Took Another Whole Year to Hone the Act.  She Was Going To Get Them on "America's Got Talent," 1897

Oil on cardboard