Thursday, February 27, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2394

















Carl Friedrich Schulz, German

"Pheasants? My Bad, Guys. I Thought We Were Hunting Peasants," 1835

 Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2393


















Aloys Zötl, Austrian

Meet the Beetles!, 1835

Watercolor

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2392















Johann Peter Hasenclever, German

Well, This Was Embarrassing. Oskar Had Meant To Present His Fellow Workers' Demands For Higher Wages, But in His Haste Had Accidentally Grabbed a Chick-Fil-A Takeout Menu, 1848

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 24, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2391

















Jules Coignet, French

Stonehenge After Weight Watchers, 1836

Oil on paper mounted on canvas

Sunday, February 23, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2390























Paul Delaroche, French

It Never Failed. The Second Before a Battle Was Supposed To Start, Doug Always Had To Sneeze, Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 20, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2389



















William Mulready, English

"Um, Could You Please Draw a Little Faster? She Was 2 When You Started," c. 1844

Oil on panel

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2388























Jožef Jakob Tominc, Slovenian

Before There Was the Selfie, There Was the "Squattie," 1825

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2387























Alexei Venetsianov, Russian

"Bacchus Totally Hogged the Bathroom and I Didn't Get To Shower This Morning. Is It Obvious? Be Honest," 1832

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 17, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2386















William Page, American

"Do You Even Lift, Bro?," 1832

Oil on panel

Sunday, February 16, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2385























Constantin Hansen, Danish

That Look When Your Modeling Box Is Still Warm From the Last Guy, 1833

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 13, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2384























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

Cupid Going a Little Overboard Trying To Make His Quota, ca. 1880

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2383


















Benjamin Blake, English

"Honey, I Thought You Said You Were Coming in Here To Play a Game With the Kids, Not Play WITH Some Game With the Kids," 1826

Oil on panel

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2382























Christian Albrecht Jensen, Danish

Thinking It Might Break the Ice, Anna Offers To Show the Artist Her Splenectomy Scar, 1825

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 10, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2381























Jan Lodewijk Jonxis, Dutch

"That Was Great. But the Lyrics Are 'There's a Bad Moon on the Rise' -- NOT 'There's a Bathroom on the Right,'" 1825

Oil on panel

Sunday, February 9, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2380


Thursday, February 6, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2379























Carl Joseph Begas, German

In Retrospect, Margaret Wished She'd Re-Scheduled the Portrait Session For Some Day She HADN'T Admitted To Having An Affair, 1816

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2378























Edmund Bristow, English

"Yep, You're Ticklish. Next!," 1824

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2377

















Govaert Flinck, Dutch

"Yo, Which of You Dudes Left Your Bong in My Car?," 1642

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 3, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2376























Eugène Delacroix, French

Ben and Julie Had Never Really Considered the Downside To Not Having Glass in Your Windows. Until the Day the Bees Came. 1823

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 2, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2375























Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, English

"Wait -- Now I Can't Remember. Does the Toilet Paper Go OVER the Roll Or UNDER It?," 1823

Oil on paper