Sunday, October 31, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2818


 













Joseph Dorn, German

"Great Job. Now Could You Give Me One 8x10, a Couple of 5x7s, and 10 Wallet-Size? I'll Wait," 1832

Oil on panel

Thursday, October 28, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2817


 













Daniel Gardner, British

"I Had To Improvise a Bit With This Year's Witches' Brew, Ladies. Whole Foods Ran Out of Pumpkin Spice Eye of Newt," 1775

Gouache and chalk on paper

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

THROWBACK THURSDAY: #1847 (12/14/17)













Jules Arsène Garnier, French

"You Know, I'm Going To Go Out On a Limb and Guess That Your Husband DOES Check Your Texts," 1876

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2816


 













Adriaan de Lelie and Willem van Leen, Dutch

In His Advanced Age Nathaniel's Eyesight Had Begun To Fail, But Luckily He Hadn't Lost His Herring, 1815

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #2815

Jacques-Louis David, French

Leonidas Making Mental Note To Take His Sweet Time When Re-Sheathing His Sword, 1814

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 24, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2814

Frans Vervloet, Belgian

"My Apologies For Breaking Wind at the Table, Folks. I'm Just Going To Go Burn My Pants and This Chair and I'll Be Back For Dessert," 1816

Oil on panel

Thursday, October 21, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2813

Jean-Claude Bonnefond, French

"Bro, You HAVE To Tell Me Where You Found These Shoes. They're Soooooo Cute."

"I Know, Right? 70% Off at Fet Locker. And They Also Have an Awesome Bridle Department," 1822

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

THROWBACK THURSDAY: #865 (8/6/12)













Louis Leopold Boilly, French

Not What I Thought You Meant When You Said You Were Inviting Some Chicks Over For a Pool Party, 1807

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2812


 













Keeley Halswelle, English

Well, This Was Awkward. Ellie Couldn't Tell If Her Parents Were Having Sex in There Or Just Trying To Move the Sofa, 1864

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 18, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2811

Yehuda Pen, Russian/Soviet Lithuanian

Early TikTok Video, From Back When the App Was Mostly Timepiece Repair Tutorials, 1924

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 17, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2810


 













Jean-Eugène-Charles Alberti, Dutch

Legendary Roman Gladiator Gaius Gluteus Maximus (Son of Shartacus), 1808

Oil on canvas 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2809


 













Joseph Denis Odevaere, Southern Netherlandish

For the Past Year, Trevor Had Been Going To a Therapist For His Dyslexia. Or At Least That's What He THOUGHT the Sign on the Door Said, 1805

Oil on canvas

THROWBACK THURSDAY: #1279 (8/17/2015)














Gustave Caillebotte, French

"One Day, Sweetheart, All This Will Be Yours.  Pending the Outcome of the SEC Investigation, Of Course," 1875

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2808

André Brouillet, French

If Dracula Had Been Transylvania Dutch, 1888

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 11, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2807

Jean-Simon Berthélemy/Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse, French

"Here You Go, Dude. It's Called 'Fire.' It'll Come in Handy When You're Cooking Your Food, Lighting Your Villages, and Requesting Encores at Fleetwood Mac Concerts," 1802/re-painted in 1826

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 10, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2806

Francis Sydney Muschamp, British

"What Are You in the Mood For, Polly? Squawkmaninoff, John Cage, or a little Béla Birdtálk?," 1896

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 7, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2805

Artist Unknown

"Yeah, I Might Have Overdone It With the Fertilizer On My Portabello Mushrooms This Year," 1799

Watercolor on paper

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2804

Thomas Christian Wink, German

"With All Due Respect, When It Comes To Affordable Housing, You're More Like Alexander the Meh," 1782

Oil on copper

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2803


Wilhelm von Kobell, German

Now That the Field Had Gotten Plowed, Father Figured It Was His Turn, 1800

Watercolor

Monday, October 4, 2021

MASTERPIECE #2802


 













William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French

That Creepy Mom Who Breastfeeds Her Kids Until They're 8, 1871

Oil on canvas