Thursday, April 30, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2440























Honoré Daumier, French

Liberté, Égalité, Ambidexterité, 1848

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2439























Paul Friedrich Meyerheim, German

"Well, HERE's Your Problem, Gentlemen. You Left Out a Doohickey When You Were Making the Thingamabob For the Whatchamacallit," ca. 1873-1876

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2438























Charles Bargue, French

Man Modeling the Dolster® -- the Adult Diaper That's Also a Holster!, 1876

Oil on panel

Monday, April 27, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2437























Georg Schwer, German

When the Job Posting Said You Could "Make a Bundle," This Wasn't Exactly What Erin Had In Mind, 1860

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 26, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2436























Adolphe Yvon, French

"Um, I Think There's Been a Mistake, Your Excellency. That's Not a Signed Treaty. That's Your Scorecard From Mini Golf Last Night," 1860

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 23, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2435























Charles Meynier, French

The Greek God Apollo: A Mount Olympus "10," an L.A. "7," 1798

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2434























Friedrich Eduard Meyerheim, German

Alexis Knew Her Gymnastics Career Was Over If She Grew Taller Than 5'2", and At This Point She Was Willing To Try Anything, 1849

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2433























Daniel Maclise, Irish

Shameless Profiteer Selling Toilet Paper By the Square, 1858

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 20, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2432























Stanislaw Chlebowski, Polish-Russian

Ahhh, So That's Where My Fishing Pole and Good Salad Bowl Went, ca. 1864-76

Oil on cardboard

Sunday, April 19, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2431























John Michael Crossland, English

Famed Cricket Player Nannultera (Also Available for Fraternity Initiations and Sex Dungeons), 1854

Oil on canvas

Thursday, April 16, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2430























Johann Erdmann Hummel, German

"Back Off, B*tch. You're Stepping On My Solo," Date Unknown

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2429


















Alfred Elmore, British

"Sorry, I WOULD Help You With That, But I Threw Out My Back Lifting a Giant Turkey Leg at Lunch," ca. 1870

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2428

















Charles Venneman, Belgian

Couple Playing "Pass the Candle" (the G-Rated Version), 1847

Oil on panel

Monday, April 13, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2427



















George Caleb Bingham, American

Olympic Pole Vaulting Champ Giving Motivational Speech, 1847

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2426























Joseph Karl Stieler, German

Beethoven Trying To Decide Whether To Go With "Ba-Ba-Ba-BUM" or "Bow-Chicka-Bow-Wow," 1820

Oil on canvas

Saturday, April 11, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2425



















Which Quarantine House Would You Choose?

Thursday, April 9, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2424























Artist Unknown

"Before You Say Anything About the Mustache, Let Me Remind You I'm Carrying a Firearm," 1846

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2423























Edwin Landseer, English

The Artist, Wondering Why This Happens Every Time He Draws Squirrels, 1865

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2422























Alfred W. Elmore, Irish

"Tell Me If I'm Wrong, But I'm Going To Take This Minute of Awkward Silence As a 'No,'" 1860

Oil on canvas

Monday, April 6, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2421























Nils Andersson, Swedish

"Check It Out, Babe. I Just Found This Thing on the Beach With My Awesome New Metal Detector!," 1846

Oil on canvas

Sunday, April 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2420























Karl Bang, Chinese

Cleopatra Binge-Watching "The Tiger King," and Not Impressed, Date Unknown

Oil painting

Thursday, April 2, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2419






















Moritz von Schwind, Austrian

Stonecrafters: Quality Sculptures in About an Hour,™ 1844

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2418



















Gaetano Ferri, Italian

"If You Can't Read My Handwriting, It Says 'Grande Chicken Burrito With Black Beans and Extra Guac On the Side,'" 1840-1845

Oil on canvas