Thursday, September 30, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2801

Charles Spencelayh, English

The Painting That Got Steven Spielberg Cancelled, 1931

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2800










Angelica Kauffmann, British

"Okay, Let's Try Not To Make the Same Mistake You Made With the Last Girl. Remember, Don't Bring Up the Topic of Your Crushing Student Loan Debt Until At Least the Second Date," 1790

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2799

Jacob Philipp Hackert, German

"Ahoy, Good Sir! I Have Traveled From Afar in Search of Rare and Valuable Treasure. In My Case, a Pair of Pants With a 50-Inch Inseam," 1794

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2798

Elias Martin, Swedish

Kevin Suddenly Realized There'd Been a Terrible Mistake. What Did This Have To Do With Data Entry? Yes, Starting Tomorrow, He Was Definitely Going To Have To Look For a New Temp Agency, 1782

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 27, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2797

Edward Poynter, British

"Noooooo! I'm Begging You, Orpheus. Please Don't Make Me Go Watch Your Band Play Again" 1862

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 26, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2796


T.H. Matteson, American

"Fellow Members, In Light of Your Vote of No Confidence, I Hereby Resign as Head of the Diversity Committee," 1857

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 23, 2021

MASTERPIECE #1075



















Pierre Bonnard, French

Clip From ESPN's Coverage of Competitive Dieting, 1924

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2291















Thomas Brooks, English

The Last Thing Collette Remembered Before Finding Herself in the Water Was a Hand on Her Shoulder and Somebody Shouting, "Take a Swim, B*tch!," 1870

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

MASTERPIECE #1074























John Singer Sargent, American

My Roommate, Willfully Ignoring My Request to Wear Bottoms in the Kitchen, 1880

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 19, 2021

MASTERPIECE #1313
















Gunnar Berndtson, Swedish-Finnish

Don't Let Seasonal Allergies Ruin YOUR Daughter's Special Day.  Ask Your Doctor About Zyrtec™, 1881

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1784























Friedrich Horschelt, German

When Your Neighbors' Remodeling Crew Starts With the Power Drills at 6 in the F*ing Morning, 1853

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 16, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2795


Edward John Poynter, English

"I See a High of 72 Degrees With a Chance of Rain. That'll Be 50 Bucks," 1877

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2794


Edward Frederick Brewtnall, British

In Reality, Aurora'd Been Awake For Months, But the "Sleeping Beauty" Bit Came In Handy For Deterring Dudes Dressed Like This Clown, Date Unkown

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2793


 













Joseph Edward Southall, English

"So Listen, Babe, I Was Going To Invite You Up To My Apartment, But Technically I Don't Have a Car, So If You Could Give Us Both a Ride There, That'd Be Really Cool," ca. 1902

Tempera and gesso on canvas

Monday, September 13, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2792


Thomas Faed, Scottish

"Wow! What An Exciting Game of Checkers!" (Said No One Ever), 1861

Oil on panel

Thursday, September 9, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2791


 













William Oliver Williams, English

"Hey! Enough With the PDA, You Two. Get a Barn!," Late 19th century

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2790


 













Michael Frederick Halliday, British

"There You Go -- 12 Stitches Ought To Do It. But Next Time You Punch Someone, Let Her Take Off Her Glasses First," 1855

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2789


Walter Dendy Sadler, English

As Was Their Habit, Halfway Through Their Day of Fishing, Ned and Josh Took a Break To Do Their Nails, 1884

Oil on canvas

Monday, September 6, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2788


 













William Oliver Williams, British

Posing Seeductively For Her Instagrain With An Armful of Barley, Maisy Managed a Rye Smile, ca. 1867-82

Oil on canvas

Sunday, September 5, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2787


Stanhope Forbes, British

"To Be Honest, No One's Ever Asked For That Before, Sir. But Sure -- I Guess We Could Gift Wrap It," 1885

Oil on canvas

Thursday, September 2, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2786


Albrecht De Vriendt, Belgian

Hank Had Been Telling People For Years That He Wanted To Open a Bowling Alley, But For Some Reason They Always Thought He Was Joking, 1879

Oil on mahogany panel

MASTERPIECE #2785


 













Edith Hayllar, British

"As a Man, Celeste, It's My Prerogative To Hog All the Shots Out There. Historically, Your Role Has Been Merely To Serve," 1883

Oil on card

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2784


Charles Green, British

"This Reporter Is Calling the Gettysburg Address an 'Instant Oratorical Classic.' But Rotten Tomatoes Only Gives It a 32%," 1867

Pencil and watercolor