Sunday, March 31, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2170






















Léon Belly, French

"I'm Flattered, But You're Wasting Your Time, Ladies.  My Sail Blows To the Starboard Side, If You Know What I Mean," 1867

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 28, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2169














Winslow Homer, American

"Gentlemen, You Are Confederate Prisoners of War...Traitors To Your Own Country...the Lowest of the Low.  That Said, Do You Think You Could Introduce Me To the Guys From Lynyrd Skynyrd?," 1866

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2168

















Carl Steffeck, German

"Honey, When You Bought the Horse We Agreed You Wouldn't Ride It in the House.  If He Pooped in the Elevator Again, It's All Yours," 1865

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2167

















George Cochran Lambdin, American

Union Soldier Wondering If He Should Brave the Latrine, Or Try To Hold It Until the War's Over, 1866

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 25, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2166























Auguste Toulmouche, French

"Hey, There Are Other Fish in the Sea.  Maybe Not as Hot or Rich As That One, But I Promise You're Going To Find Someone.  In the Meantime, Do You Mind If I Date Him?," 1890

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 24, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2165
















Leonardo Gasser, Italian

Oh No, Jerome Was Doing It Again.  You Know That Weird Thing Where He Smells People's Fingers?, 1866

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 21, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2164























Antoni Caba, Spanish

Uh-Oh.  Looks Like SOMEBODY Forgot It Was Their Anniversary, 1864

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2163
















Jean-Baptiste-Ange Tissier, French

"No Sir, My Design Does NOT Include a, Um, 'Gnarly Waterslide,' But Of Course That's an Option," 1865

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2162
















William Powell Frith, English

"And Now, By the Power Vested in Me By an Ad in the Back of Rolling Stone Magazine, I Hereby Pronounce You Man and Wife," 1865

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 18, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2161























Auguste Alexandre Hirsch, French

"Sorry.  I'd Let You Play It, But I Don't Think I Could Survive Having My Harp Broken Again," 1865

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 17, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2160























Frederic Leighton, British

"Please Please PLEEEEEASE Can We See 'Captain Marvel'?  I Swear It's Not a Chick Flick," 1864

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 14, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2159














Francis Bicknell Carpenter, American

Lincoln and His Cabinet, Hoping If They Remain Perfectly Quiet, Mary Will Quit Knocking and Go Away, 1864

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2158
















Hans Canon, Austrian

The Pathologists Performing the GEICO Gecko's Autopsy Could Tell in an Instant Foul Play Was Involved, 1863

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2157






















Alexei Korin, Russian

"Ugh, She's Still Not Getting the Whole Math Thing.  I Know It's Early, But Do You Have the Number of That Guy Felicity Huffman Was Talking About?," 1891

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 11, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2156

















John William Waterhouse, British-Italian

Neighbors Chatting About How Thrilling Life Is For a Woman in 1885, 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 10, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2155























James Abbott McNeill Whistler, British-American

When Yet Another Guy Ghosted Her After Their First Date, Ruth Realized She Should Probably Wait a Little Longer Before Bringing Out the Spanking Paddle, 1864

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 7, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2154













Jean-Léon Gérôme, French

"Psst!  I Know You Didn't Want Any Help, Your Majesty -- But You've Got the Letters To Play 'Chillax.'  AND It Would Be a Triple Word Score," 1862

Oil on panel

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2153














Rosa Bonheur, French

"Oh No -- There's a Giant Hole in the Bottom of the Boat.  We May Have To Abandon Sheep," 1863

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2152













Constantin Hansen, Danish

"Best Comic-Con Ever, You Guys!  See You Next Year!," Before 1862

Illustration

Monday, March 4, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2151













John Morgan, British

Movie Still From the Classic Film "12 Mildly Attentive Men," 1861

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 3, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2150























Jules Lefebvre, French

If There Was a Prize For the Most Creative Use of Old Amazon Packaging, Jessica Would Win Hands-Down, 1861

Oil on canvas