Sunday, October 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1808
















Géza Dosa, Hungarian

"What the --?  This Doesn't Look Like Outback's Takeout Menu.  Where Are the Kookaburra Wings?," 1870

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 19, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1807


















Lajos Bruck, Hungarian

Cover Shoot For This Month's Issue of "Modern Street Urchin" Magazine, 1870

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1806
















Friedrich Ritter von Friedländer-Malheim, Bohemian-Austrian

"It's Okay, Dad.  Lots of People Accidentally Put $95 Million Winning Powerball Tickets Through the Dryer,"Before 1901

Oil on panel

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1805















Enoch Wood Perry, Jr., American

Ernest J. Farnsworth, the Grim Reaper's Equipment Manager, 1868

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 16, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1804























Wojciech Gerson, Polish

"I'm Just Saying, Before You Do Something Rash, You Might Want To Consider Couples Counseling," 1869

Oil on canvas

Sunday, October 15, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1803























Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre, Swiss

Nanny Wondering What's the Polite Way To Ask Your Boss If She's Familiar With the Concept of a Robe, 1868

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 12, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1802














Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre, Swiss

What Men Think REALLY Goes On At Bachelorette Parties, 1849

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1801



















Edward Poynter, British

Sextus Marcellus Hated When the Roman Army Hired Temps, Because He Always Got Stuck With the Weirdos, 1868

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1800























Carlos Esquivel y Rivas, Spanish

Alaric II, King of the Visigoths, Stung By the Times' Bad Review of His Sack of Rome, 1856

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 9, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1799














Jean-Léon Gérôme, French

Okay, So It Wasn't the New York City Ballet, But To Heather, All Those Years at Juilliard Were Still Totally Worth It,
1863

Oil on panel

Sunday, October 8, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1798
















Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, German-American

King Henry VIII Pulling a Harvey Weinstein,
1846

Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 5, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1797

















John Linnell, British

"Don't Do It, Jesus.  I'm Telling You, the Water Isn't Deep Enough For a Backflip," 1867

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1796
















Carl Rudolf Huber, Austrian

Later, Jim Would Recall the Stable Hand Shouting Something About Not Making Direct Eye Contact, Just Before Everything Went Black, 1866

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1795























Adolf von Schallberg, Austrian

"Sorry, Adolf.  I Didn't Notice This Pile of Dirty Laundry Behind Me Until Just Now.  Plus I'm Standing Weird.  Can We Please Start Over?", 1860

Oil on canvas

Monday, October 2, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1794























Jules Breton, French

"Yeah, It's Not a Great Job, But There's Not a Whole Lot Else You Can Do With an Applied Peasantry Degree," 1865

Oil on canvas