Thursday, February 22, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1893


















Émile Friant, French

"Relax, Ladies!  He's Not Going To Bite.  Unless He Wants To Pay An Extra 50 Bucks," 1881

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1892
















Christian Ludwig Bokelmann, German

Reaction to Waiter's Announcement That the Blue Ford Fiesta Out Front Is About To Get Towed, 1884

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1891
















Jean-Eugène Buland, French

Weekly Meeting of the Committee For the Avoidance of Eye Contact, 1891

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 19, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1890























Carl Ludwig Jessen, Danish-German

"Oh, In Case You Were Wondering About the Smell, I Switched Your Wash Bucket With His Lordship's Chamber Pot," 1877

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 18, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1889
















Édouard Joseph Dantan, French

Opera-Goers Trying To Find the Smartass With the Air Horn, 1886

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 15, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1888























Arnold Böcklin, Swiss

Less-Popular Children's Book Character #19:  Randy, the Meth Head Unicorn, 1885

Oil on panel

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1887














Emile Claus, Belgian

Competitors at Starting Line for World Aphid Racing Championship, 1887

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1886


















Emile Claus, Belgian

"Before I Agree To Be Your Valentine, I Need To Know Where This Relationship Is Going.  I Mean, Let's Face It -- I'm Not 7 Years Old Anymore," Before 1924

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 12, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1885



















Arthur Hughes, English

"You'd Just Better Hope He Doesn't Try That Revenge Porn Crap.  That's What Happened To Me," 1872

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 11, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1884























Émile Friant, French

Portrait of the Artist Wondering How the F*** You Got in His Apartment, 1887

Oil on panel

Thursday, February 8, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1883























Jacob Ferdinand Voet, Flemish

Kyle McDonald, America's Best Hope For Gold in Men's Curling, Before 1689

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1882















Sándor Bihari, Hungarian

After the Crowd's Tepid Response at the Rally in Budapest, Laszlo Was Forced To Admit "Let's Go Hungary!" Wasn't Working As a Campaign Slogan, 1891

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1881























Franciszek Ejsmond, Polish

When the Acting Jobs Dried Up, Samantha Resorted To Posing For One of Those Creepy Online Corn Sites, 1886

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 5, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1880

















Paul Signac, French

That Look When You Realize Your Husband Paid the Maid To Put Rat Poison in Your Tea, 1886

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 4, 2018

MASTERPIECE #1879

















Emanuel Salomon Friedberg-Mírohorsky, Czech

"Okay, Let's Take a Vote.  All in Favor of Moving the Town Sewage Plant a Little Further Downwind, Say Aye," 1885

Oil on canvas