Sunday, May 31, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2460








Giovanni Fattori, Italian

"Don't Be Ridiculous, Ashley. You Are NOT Getting Fat. It's Probably Just Water Weight," 1865

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 28, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2459























Joseph Caraud, French

"So What Do You Think of My Work? And Remember, Try To Be Vaguely Complimentary While Also Annoyingly Patronizing," Before 1903

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2458























Vyacheslav Schwarz, Russian

Ceremonial Presentation of His Majesty's Royal Breakfast Burrito, 1866

Oil on panel/wood

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2457


















Adolph von Menzel, German

When You're Supposed To Be Marching With the Rest of the Knights But You Really Have To Pee, 1866

Pencil, body color, heightened with brush and white, on brown paper

Sunday, May 24, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2456















Eugène Giraud, French

As Good a Dancer As Diego Was, There Was Something Missing From His Performance. Specifically, Underpants. 1852

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 21, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2455








Telemaco Signorini, Italian

From the People Who Brought You Pilates Comes The Next Fitness Craze: PULL-ates!, 1864

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2454


















Jean-François Millet, French

If Debbie Really Wanted Half of His Stuff in the Divorce, Thought Dave Bitterly, Then By Gosh They Were Going To Split EVERYTHING, 1855

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2453
















Rosa Bonheur, French

Same Sheep, Different Day, 1865

Oil on cradled panel

Monday, May 18, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2452

















Jules Breton, French

Yes, Julie Had a Backbreaking Job For Low Pay and No Chance For Upward Mobility. But Hey, It Could Be Worse. She Could Be Graduating in the Spring of 2020, 1860

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 17, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2451























Joseph-Noël Sylvestre, French

"Bruh, Could You NOT Have At Least Put On a Loincloth First? I Really Didn't Need To See Your 'Sack' Of Rome," 1890

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 14, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2450























Winslow Homer, American

Rare Footage of Someone About To Be Hit With the Ugly Stick, 1863

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2449

















Augustus Egg, British

What Happens When Adult Twins Still Let Their Mother Dress Them, 1862

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2448























Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, French

The "Little General," Looking a "Little Gassy," 1862

Oil on panel

Monday, May 11, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2447























Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner, German

The Balcony Scene, Had Romeo Been in a Band, 1861

Watercolor on cardboard

MASTERPIECE #2446










John George Brown, American

The Traditional Scottish Sport of Roomba Hockey, 1862

Oil on canvas

Thursday, May 7, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2445























Joseph Karl Stieler, German

King Ludwig I With a Bad Case of "Crown Hair," 1826

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2444

















Joseph-Désiré Court, French

"Well, I'm Sorry If You're Offended. You Caught Me On Laundry Day," 1820

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2443























Franz Eduard Meyerheim, German

"Believe Me, I Would Prefer Not To Wear the Stupid Thing, But Unfortunately They've Got These Helmet Laws Now," 1858

Oil on canvas

Monday, May 4, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2442























Saturnin Świerzyński, Polish

"Wait, Let Me Stop You. Before You Go Any Further, We Need To Talk About the Outfit," 1861

Oil on canvas

Sunday, May 3, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2441















Jules Breton, French

Jenny Treating Everyone To Her Famous "Harvest Quiche," 1860

Oil on canvas