Thursday, July 30, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2504























Ludwig Knaus, German

"Yes Dear, That Does Seem To Be Helping With Your Body Odor Issue. But It Might Be Easier If You Just Wore Deodorant," 1875

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2503


















Édouard Joseph Dantan, French

"Um, Excuse Me, Édouard, But I See What You're Doing Over There. And No, I'm Not Going To Let You Sculpt Me With a 'Kanye 2020' Tattoo," 1880

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2502











Frederic Leighton, British

"I Know Some People Would Probably Call This Scene 'Idyllic.' And I Guess It Would Be, If You Actually Enjoyed the Jazz Flute," ca. 1880-81

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 27, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2501























Tito Conti, Italian

The Day Had Finally Come. Wendy Had At Long Last Given In and Agreed To Get Fitted For Glasses. Just As Soon As She Dropped This Letter In The Mailbox, 1876

Oil on panel

Sunday, July 26, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2500























Józef Simmler, Polish-Russian

"No, Keith, I'm NOT Merely Parroting Back What You Just Said. This Is the Rare Case Where I Actually Agree With You," 1859

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 23, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2499

















Giovanni Battista Quadrone, Italian

Artist Giving Friend a Sneak Preview of His Masterpiece, "Gas Station Toilet (After the Tourist Bus)," 1878

Oil on panel

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2498

















Édouard Joseph Dantan, French

"I Like To Refer To This As the Netflix of Art Museums. Five Hundred Things To Look At, But Literally Only Three That Anyone Gives a Sh*t About," 1880

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2497























Hongtao Huang, Chinese

Young John Wayne Having That Stereotypical Dream Where You Show Up On the Set of "Rio Bravo" Naked, 2014

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 20, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2496

















Marie Bracquemond, French

The Joys of Bigamy, 1880

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 19, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2495

















Auguste Couder, French

"Okay, So That's 87 Votes For Johnny. Now Raise Your Hand If You're Team Amber," 1848

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 16, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2494















Archibald S. Henning, British

"Good News, Sir! I Found Your Hat Just in Time! Quick -- Put It On Before the Painter Gets Started," 1843

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2493













Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian

"My Bad, Fellas. I Thought I Heard the Enemy In There. But It Looks Like It Was Just a Couple of Raccoons," 1871

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2492























Peter Baumgartner, German

Cliff and Tammy's Marriage Counseling Sessions Got a Lot More Entertaining After They Both Started Using Acting Coaches, 1878

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 13, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2491























Maximilian Pirner, Czech-Austro-Hungarian

That Time I Accidentally Answered a FaceTime Call While Getting Out of the Shower, 1879

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 12, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2490


















Thomas Hart Benton, American

Courtroom Sketch By Artist Who Left His Glasses in the Car, ca. 1964

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 9, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2489























Pere Borrell del Caso, Spanish

Child Actor Attempting To Break Into Pictures, 1874

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2488























William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

Woman Wondering What Kind of A-Hole Brings a Glass Bottle To a Nude Beach, 1875

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2487













Jan Matejko, Polish-Austro-Hungarian

"Here You Are, Sir. As Requested, the Largest Boston Cream Doughnut We Could Find," 1872

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 6, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2486










William Harnett, American

Original Cast Photo For "Fahrenheit 451," 1878

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 5, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2485





















Jules Bastien-Lepage, French

Woman Really Hoping That Approaching Buffalo Stampede Takes a Hard Left Soon, 1877

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 2, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2484

















Edward Percy Moran, American

"Betsy, When I Said 'Stripes,' I Didn't Mean HORIZONTAL Stripes. Ugh. And Is the Background For Those Stars...DENIM? I'm Going To Be Physically Ill. This Isn't a Flag. This Is a Star-Spangled Dumpster Fire," 1917

Photomechanical print in color

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

MASTERPIECE #2483




















Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, French

Bert's Fellow Soldiers Wondering If It's Wise For Him To Be Drawing the Sergeant With Boobs, 1874

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2482

















Simó Gómez Polo, Catalan

"Yahtzee, B*tch!," 1874

Oil on canvas