Thursday, May 30, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2213























David Oyens, Dutch

That Look When You Take a Bite and Suddenly Detect a Fingernail, 1882

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2212























Jacob Nöbbe, German

"Dear Ms. Poppins, We're Sorry To Hear You're Having Trouble With Your New 650XT.  Have You Tried Turning It Off and Back On?  Sincerely, A-1 Flying Umbrellas, Inc.," 1882

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2211

















Axel Kulle, Swedish

"Dude, It's Not That Hard a Question.  One Lump or Two?," 1882

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 27, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2210


















Carl Jutz, German

"Welcome Back To the Henhouse, Dorothy!  You Look Great!  Did You Have Some Work Done?," 1882

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 23, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2209



















Julien Dupré, French

The Actual "Hay Lady" Jerry Lewis Was Referring To, ca. 1886

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2208





















Wilhelm Hauschild, German

"Hold Up.  On Second Thought, Can You Just Make Me a Glock?," 1880

Fresco

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2207

















Helen Allingham, English

"Children, Mother Needs Some Me Time.  Can You Just Play Quietly Here For the Next 10 Years Or So?," 1880

Watercolor and gouache

Monday, May 20, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2206













Jan Verhas, Belgian

"In an Old House in Paris That Was Covered With Vines, Lived 112 Little Girls in 22 Straight Lines," 1880

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 19, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2205















Ludwig Knaus, German

"Um, You Guys?  I Think We're Going To Need a New Sword Swallower," 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 16, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2204


















Edward Burne-Jones, British

"Just Stay Perfectly Still, Honey, and I Think We'll Be Okay.  Whatever You Do, Do NOT Make Direct Eye Contact," ca. 1887

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2203



















Henri Fantin-Latour, French

Carla, Idly Wondering If Breaking a Canvas Over a Competitor's Head Is Grounds For Disqualification From the Art Contest, 1879

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2202


















Christian Ludwig Bokelmann, German

When Norman's Publisher Promised Him His New Book Was Going To Be Huge, This Wasn't What He Thought He Meant, 1879

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 13, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2201























Théobald Chartran, French

Legendary Blues Guitarist 34B.B. King, 1879

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2200


















Emanuel Leutze, German-American

"You've Got To Be Kidding Me.  I Can't Have Been Selected For Jury Duty Again ALREADY," 1864

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 9, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2199























Sigmund Eggert, German

"You'd Best Take Your Hands Off Me, Herr Müeller, Or I'll Stick That Beer Glass Where the Sonnen Don't Schein," 1878

Oil on wood

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2198













Jan Verhas, Belgian

Pablo Picasso's (Extremely) Early Period, 1877

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2197



















Manuel García Hispaleto, Spanish

"I'm Taking Bets on the Royal Baby's Name.  Currently the Favorites are Arthur and Albert, and the Two Biggest Longshots are Cooter and Zeke," ca. 1878

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 6, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2196















Wilhelm Trübner, German

In Case You Were Wondering Where the Pieces for Jenga Come From, 1876

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 5, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2195

















Hans Thoma, German

Sunday Mornings at Günter and Helga's Tended To Get a Little Crazy After They Got a Few Drinks in Them, 1876

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 2, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2194























Thomas Hovenden, American

The Artist, Now Wondering If Maybe He Misread the Dosage on Those Muscle Relaxants, 1875

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2193
















Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish

"You Know What They Say, My Pirate Friends.  It's All Plundering and Whoring Until Someone Loses An Eye," 1865

Oil on plaster, mural