Sunday, June 30, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2233


















Gotthardt Kuehl, German

The Semifinal Matches in the World Cup of Quilting (England vs. USA and Netherlands vs. Sweden), 1884

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 27, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2232















Anders Zorn, Swedish

Woman Reading the Bupkis Gazette, the Blank Newspaper for Illiterates, 1887

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2231























Julius Kronberg, Swedish

Sign You Need a New Roommate #11: He's an Avid Harpist Who Dresses Like Tarzan, 1885

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2230
















Johan Krouthén, Swedish

Man Reading Marie Kondo's Chapter on Throwing Away Your Priceless Art, 1886

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 24, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2229




















Albert Schröder, Germany

The Seductive Power of Renaldo's Serenade Was Undermined By the Fact He Was in Need of a Mint, 1885

Oil on wood

Sunday, June 23, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2228
















Rosa Bonheur, French

"I Still Don't Know Why You Insisted on Eating That Nature Photographer.  Haven't You Ever Heard the Phrase 'Any Press Is Good Press?,'" 1885

Watercolor with white heightening on heavyweight cream wove paper

Thursday, June 20, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2227















Edward Poynter, British

"Wait!  Take Off Your Sandals!  We Just Had the Carpet Steam-Cleaned!," 1890

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

THROWBACK THURSDAY (2015)























Jean Beraud, French

Spectators Filming Historic Wright Brothers Flight With Their iBowlers, 1909

Oil on board

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2226























Hugues Merle, French

"Yes, My Bonnet Is Really Just a Dinner Napkin.  Want To Make Something of It?," 1876

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2225























Emile Wauters, Belgian

Boy Trying To Figure Out How To Put This Stupid Thing in Reverse, 1882

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 16, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2224












Carl Rasmussen, Danish

"This Has Been an Awesome Bonding Opportunity, Dad, But Next Year Can We Just Play Catch?," 1882

Oil on copper

Thursday, June 13, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2223














Albert Anker, Swiss

"Actually, Kids, Since Your Mother Used To Sleep Around a Bit, I'd Prefer To Call It 'Most-Likely-But-Not-Conclusively-Your-Father's Day,'" 1884

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2222
















Friedrich Ritter von Friedländer-Malheim, Bohemian-Austrian

The Johnsons Couldn't Wait To Try Out Their New Virtual Grandpa™, If Only They Could Figure Out Where To Put the Batteries, 1882

Oil on panel

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2221


















Oscar Björck, Swedish

Oddly, It Never Occurred To the Thieves That It Might Be Easier To Steal the Boat By Going the Other Direction, 1884

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 10, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2220














Charles-Fernand de Condamy, French

"No Way -- We're Not Going To Be Skins.  It's Your Guys' Turn To Be Skins," 1884

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2219























Sir James Guthrie, Scottish

Childhood Photo of England's Notorious Jack the Reaper, 1883

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 6, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2218























Ernst Josephson, Swedish

Edith Was Fond of Talking To Her Plants, But Mostly She Just Listened, 1883

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2217




















Henry Scott Tuke, British

After a Long String of Losers, Sue Was Thrilled To Find a Guy Who Actually Had His Ship Together, 1883

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2216















Frederick Brown, British

Girls Re-Enacting the Final Scene From "The Karate Kid," 1883

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 3, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2215























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

Prophylactia, the Patron Saint of Broken Condoms, 1883

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 2, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2214
















Henri Bource, Belgian

"Hey, I Know What'll Cheer You Up.  Why Don't You Come With Me To Pole Dancing Class This Week?," 1883

Oil on canvas