Tuesday, March 31, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2417


















Fran Brooks, American

Barry Was Determined To Have Trout For Dinner, River Be Dammed, 2007

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 30, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2416


















Lars Hansen, Danish

Lamest Bachelorette Party Ever, 1843

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 29, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2415























Artist Unknown

After Three Hours of Posing, Jerry Desperately Needed a Pee Break, But Was Too Embarrassed To Ask, 1844

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 26, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2414


















Johann Peter Hasenclever, German

Empirical Proof That Yawning Is Contagious, 1845

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2413























Ford Madox Brown, British

When You Get All the Way To the Top of the Mountain and Realize You Forgot Your Skis, 1842

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2412























Miklós Barabás, Hungarian

Frederick J. Crips, Founder of the Crips, Flashing a Gang Sign, 1842

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 23, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2411























Joseph-Désiré Court, French

Though the Colonel's Troops Continued To Advance Quickly Through Prussia, His Hairline Was Clearly on the Retreat, 1842

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 22, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2410























Anne-Geneviève Greuze, French

Mother Teaching Son How To Pick Up a Chick, Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 19, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2409















Léon Cogniet, French

"Excuse Me, Sir, But You're in the Presence of Emperor Bonaparte. Could I Ask You To Put on Some Shorts?," Between 1827-35

Oil on cardboard

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2408























John Frederick Herring, Sr., British

"Oh, You're Looking For Some Extra Work? Have You Considered Pulling For Uber?," 1841

Oil on panel

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2407























Joseph Zahradniczek der Ältere, Austrian

"Love the Jeggings, Ernst. You're Lucky -- I Couldn't Find Them Anywhere in Blue," 1841

Watercolor on paper

Monday, March 16, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2406



















Joseph-Désiré Court, French

"Oh," Thought Queen Caroline. "So That's Where My Selfie Stick Went," 1841

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 15, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2405















Sir Edward John Poynter, English

"Okay, So It's Not You, Venus. But No One Goes in the Hot Tub Until We Find Out Who Stepped in the Dog Poop," 1880

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2404














Constantin Hansen, Danish

"Oops, Guys, I Just Remembered I Booked This As a Non-Smoking Room. Is That Going To Be a Problem?," 1837

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2403
















Joseph Ferdinand Boissard de Boisdenier, French

"Um, Hi. I'm Glad You Found Your Massage So Relaxing, But You Can't Just Sleep Here All Day. I Do Have Other Clients," 1841

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2402



















Eduard Ritter, Austria

Austria's Version of the Brawny Paper Towel Guy, ca. 1840

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 9, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2401























Félix Taunay, Baron of Taunay, French

Apparently, Tim Misunderstood What His Friends Meant When They Said He Should Get a Jaguar, ca. 1841

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 8, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2400














Victor A. Searles, American

"The Wonders of the New World Are Endless, Your Majesties. Exotic Peoples, Priceless Treasures, and Something Called a 'Pizookie,'" ca. 1893

Illustration

Thursday, March 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2399


















Circle of Sir Edward John Poynter, British

"Coral Blue Yeezy 451's in a 12 1/2? That's a Tough One, But Let Me See What I've Got in the Back," Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2398










Edward Poynter, British

How Stuff Was Delivered Before Amazon Prime, 1867

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2397














Edwin Henry Landseer, British

Scott Was Having a Great Time Chilling With Some Saint Bernards. And Then He Put His Contacts In, 1839

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 2, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2396















Giovanni Tognolli, Italian

Father Hoping the 5-Second Rule Also Applies To Goats' Teats, 1839

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 1, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2395


















Jacques-Louis David, French

"Sorry Dear, I'm Having Trouble Reading Your Fortune. For Some Reason I'm Just Getting Early Super Tuesday Results," 1824

Oil on canvas