Wednesday, July 31, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2255























Frederick Woodhouse, Jr., Australian

When Nigel Opted For the Sleeveless Look For the Third Day in a Row, We Knew It Was Time To Have Him Checked For a Concussion, 1901

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2254

















Josef Wopfner, Austrian

"You're Right, Sir. $1.2 Million Seems Like a High Asking Price Given the Condition, But Look -- There's a Pool," 1901

Oil on cardboard

Monday, July 29, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2253
















Edmund Blair Leighton, British

"Here's What's Going to Happen, Nathaniel. You're Going To Smuggle 10 Kilos of Our Cocaine Onto the Mayflower Tomorrow, and Then Somehow Convince the Captain To Make a Pit Stop in Miami. We Clear?," Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 25, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2252
















Albert Anker, Swiss

"'Dolores May Have Been 85, But She Had the Body of a 75-Year-Old, and She Knew How To Use It...'  Um, Are You Sure I Should Be Reading This, Grandpa?," 1893

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2251























Hans Thoma, German

Normally I Wouldn't Be In Favor of Burning the Flag, But In This Case It's a Possible Public Health Issue, 1892

Oil and chalk on paper

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2250














George de Forest Brush, American

"There.  I Played 'Here Comes Peter Cottontail,' As You Requested.  Now Can I Have My Pants Back?," 1890

Oil on panel

Monday, July 22, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2249
















Artist Unknown, German

Scene Inside a Salmon Mill, 1891

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 21, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2248























De Scott Evans, American

"It's Called a 'Clock,' Honey.  It's What People Use To Tell Time When Their Phone Battery's Dead, Their Cable Box Is Off, and They Can't See the Microwave," 1881

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 18, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2247























Paul Peel, Canadian

Mother Assuring Daughter She Can Be Anything She Wants in Life.  As Long As What She Wants Is To Be Somebody's Wife or a Nurse, 1890

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2246














Henrique Bernardelli, Brazilian

How To Get a Hot Body in Minutes!  With No Dieting or Exercise!, 1890

Pastel on paper

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2245















Jan Steen, Dutch

Worst. Broadway Musical. Ever., 1660

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 15, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2244















Robert Fowler, Scottish

Salome Doing the Nae Nae, 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 14, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2243
















Max Gaisser, German

"...and Finally, Gentlemen, I Have THIS Extraordinary Piece, Acquired From an ER Nurse, Whose Patient Had Kept It in a Most Unusual Location," 1889

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 11, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2242














Theodore Robinson, American

"Peek-A-Moo!," 1888

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2241













Fredrik Ahlstedt, Finnish

Girl Trying To Contain Her Joy at Discovering That Her Boyfriend Plays the Accordion, 1889

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2240
















Henri de Braekeleer, Belgian

Vanessa's Habit of Smelling All Her Food Before She Ate It Ensured That She Always Dined Alone, 1885

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 7, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2238























Johannes Vermeer, Dutch

"I Hear the Americans Beat Us at Soccer Today.  Not To Sound Stupid, But, Um...What Are Americans?," 1668

Oil on canvas

Friday, July 5, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2237














Walter Langley, British

"Hey!  It Says Our Village Is a Finalist To Be the Setting For a Herman Melville Novel!," 1888

Watercolor

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2236















John Trumbull, American

"Here Are My Travel Expenses For the War, Gentlemen.  Don't Worry About the Pay-Per-View Movie 'Oval Office Orgy 3.' I'll Cover That Myself," 1824

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2235
















Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British

"I Don't Know Why Your Pillow's Not Working.  We Followed All the Instructions.  Maybe We Should Return It To the...Wait!  It Says 'For Best Results, Close Your Eyes.'  Try That," 1888

Oil on panel

Monday, July 1, 2019

MASTERPIECE #2234























Georges Croegaert, Belgian

The Reason Why When You Go To Pam's House, It's Probably Safest To Remain Standing, 1888

Oil on panel