Thursday, July 29, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2760


Samuel De Wilde, English

Charlotte Hated Staying at Those Hostels Where You Have To Bring Your Own Toilet Paper to the Bathroom, ca. 1792

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2759


 













Philippe-Jacques van Bree, Belgian

"Honey, You Can't Go Out in Public Just Wearing That. Here -- Put This On," 1833

Oil on panel

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2758


Carl Daniel Freydanck, German

"...18 Bedrooms, 14 1/2 Garderobes, and Best of All For a Family With Teenagers Like Yourselves, It's Zoned For a Dungeon," 1838

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 26, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2757


Johan Gustaf Sandberg, Swedish

Swedes Being Taught How To Dab, 1836

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 25, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2756


 










Johann Jacob Mezler, German

Why the Next Time You Get Shot By Cupid's Arrow You Might Want To Get an Antibiotic, 1834

Oil on panel

Thursday, July 22, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2755


 













Karl Kollman, German-Russian

General Sükhbaatar, Mongolia's Best Hope For Gold in the Javelin, 1828

Watercolor

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2754


 













Carl Blechen, German

"Relax, Amy. It's Just Some Followers of 'That Is Priceless.' Trust Me -- We Don't Have Anything They Haven't Seen Before," ca. 1830

Oil on canvas mounted on plywood

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2753


 













Philippe-Jacques van Bree, Belgian

"So Tell Me. What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Genre Painting Like This?," 1861

Oil on panel

Monday, July 19, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2752


Joseph-Benoît Suvée, Flemish

"This Is Caligula, Mrs. Williams, and He'd Like To Personally Apologize For Putting Those Fire Ants in Your Tunic Last Week. Isn't That Right, Caligula?," 1795

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 18, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2751


Mattheus Ignatius van Bree, Belgian

"Your Booster Seat, General Bonaparte," ca. 1812

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 15, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2750


 













Johann Michael Neder, Austrian

That Painting I Couldn't Post On My Blog Because the Boy Is Giving the Bird, 1836

Oil on mahogany

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2749


Eugène Delacroix, French

"Excusez-Moi, Messieurs. Mes Yeux Sont Là En Haut," 1830

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2748


Arthur Perigal the Elder, English/Scottish

"Okay, You Guys -- Doug's Car Just Pulled Up Outside. Now Remember, When He Walks In, Everybody Yell 'Surprise!'," 1828

Oil on canvas 

Monday, July 12, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2747


Johann Michael Neder, Austrian

ABC's "The View": The Early Years, 1873

Oil on panel

Sunday, July 11, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2746


Hippolyte Flandrin, French

"Sorry, Everybody. I Just Came From the Gym and Didn't Have Time To Change," 1832

Oil on canvas

Thursday, July 8, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2745


Bartholomeus van Hove, Dutch

"Well, So Much For the Flash Mob. Are You Sure We Weren't Supposed To Meet in a Painting From SEVENteen-25?" 1825

Oil on panel

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2744


 













Jean-Léon Gérôme, French

After His Unfortunate Run-In With That Lion in the Arena, "Lefty" Was Going To Need a New Nickname, Date Unknown

Oil on panel

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2743


Eduard Pistorius, German

"What Do You Say We Give Your Brother a Little Lesson in Physics? Onnnnne...Twooooo...," 1839

Oil on canvas

Monday, July 5, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2742


 













Eduard Pistorius, German

Profiteers Hawking Their Wares During the Great Bathroom Tissue Shortage of 1641, 1832

Oil on canvas

Sunday, July 4, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2741


Samuel Drummond, British

Dutch Admiral Surrendering To The British During a Performance of "Les Mis," 1827

Oil on canvas  

Thursday, July 1, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2740


 













Eastman Johnson, American

"Happy Holiday To You Too, Warden. By the Way, This Being INDEPENDENCE Day, I Don't Suppose You Could -- No? Okay. Just Throwing It Out There," 1874

Oil on board