Wednesday, June 30, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2739


Peter Paul Joseph Noël, Dutch

"Okay Then. Anybody ELSE Want To Insult My Turnips?," 1821

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2738


Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Danish

And With That, Tony Was Officially 0 for 75 With His Pickup Line About Having an 18-Inch Rod, 1811

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 28, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2737


 













Wilhelm Koller, Austrian

"Yeah, I Forgot To Mention I'm Falcon-Sitting For a Friend This Weekend. But Don't Worry -- I Can Sedate Him Before the Movie," Date Unknown

Oil on board

Sunday, June 27, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2736


Louis-Léopold Boilly, French

"Hi, I'm a Time Traveler From the Future and I Have Crucial Information About British Troop Positions That I Must Get To Napoleon Before the Battle of Waterloo. Unfortunately, I Wasn't Thinking and Put It All on a Flash Drive," 1801

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 24, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2735


 













François-Édouard Picot, French

The Forgotten Jonas Brother, Renaldo Jonas, 1820

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2734


Jean-Charles-Joseph Rémond, French

"Yo, Zeus! Beer Me!," 1818

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2733


Johann Venuto, Czech

"Okay, I See Now That You and I Have Different Interpretations of 'Doing a Little Gardening.' I Think I Might Need Another Basket of Seeds," 1820

Watercolor on wove paper

Monday, June 21, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2732


Pieter Breughel the Younger, Southern Netherlandish

"Huh -- That's Weird, Fellas. I Heard This Guy Had Money Up the Ying-Yang. But Now I'm Starting To Think Maybe That's Just An Expression," ca. 1592

Oil on panel

Sunday, June 20, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2731


Wilhelm Koller, Austrian

"Okay, Albrecht -- When I Shout 'Action!,' Just Read From the Cue Card: 'I Don't Always Paint Wall Murals, But When I Do, I Prefer Glidden High Endurance Interior Paints and Primers,'" 1870

Oil on wood

Thursday, June 17, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2730


Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, French

"You Know, You Don't Need To Blow That Thing To Call For a Winged Chariot Anymore. They Have An App Now," ca. 1814

Oil on canvas 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2729


 













Barthel Beham, German

When You Tell the Rental Car Agent You Want To Talk To His Supervisor and He Says She's At Lunch, 1527

Oil on spruce

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2728


Francesco Hayez, Italian

"Relax, Babe. Sure, I Deserted From the Army, But It'll Be Weeks Before They Come Looking For Me. I'll Bet You a Hundred Bucks They Haven't Even Noticed I'm Gone," 1812-13

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 14, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2727


 













Giuseppe Patania, Italian

"Oh Good, You're Here -- I Was Just Writing You a Note. I Helped Myself To One of Your Curtains Because My Pants Are In the Dryer," 1812

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 13, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2726


 













Adriaan de Lelie, Dutch

Cornelius Always Got the Same Expression On His Face When He Heard About One of His Business Rivals' Failures, Or the Seat Warmers Came On, 1815

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 10, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2725


Wilhelm Koller, Austrian

"I'm Sorry, Folks. I'm Afraid Kayla's Preschool Class Is Completely Filled. But I Can Put You On the Waitlist For a Small Deposit."

"How Much?"

"Whatever You Can Afford. Either a New Gym or a New Cafeteria," ca. 1872

Oil on wood

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2724


 













Madame Gustave Hequet, French

Artist Trying To Hide His Annoyance That You Just Sneezed on His Easel, ca. 1850-60

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2723


 













Frans Hals, Dutch

Man Threatening To Backhand You For Asking If They Make That Collar in Men's Sizes Too, 1625

Oil on canvas

Monday, June 7, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2722


 













Jean-Léon Gérôme, French

Whenever Gustave Finished a Sculpture, He Always Made Sure To Date It, 1890

Oil on canvas

Sunday, June 6, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2721


 













Thomas Gainsborough, British

Mozart's Roommate Wishing He and His Girlfriend Would Keep It a Little More Pianissimo In There, ca. 1780

Oil on canvas

Thursday, June 3, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2720


William McGregor Paxton, American

"Aquaman! What the Hell?! Don't You Ever Knock?," 1937

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2719


 













Gustave Moreau, French

"Hi, Have You Considered Cat Adoption? Don't Worry -- I'm Hypoallergenic. Though As You Probably Just Noticed, Not De-Clawed," 1864

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2718


Rudolf Koller, Swiss

Young Boy Lying On Near His Ass, 1854

Oil on canvas