Thursday, August 31, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1771























Henry Pierce Bone, British (After George Hayter, British)

Queen Victoria, Back When She Still Used To Pole Vault, 1843

Enamel on copper

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1770























Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Danish

Study of a Nude Wondering What Zappos' Return Policy Is, 1843

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1769























Julius Exner, Danish

"You're Going To Kill Me, Jeff, But Now I'm Thinking That Statue Looked Better Where You Had It Upstairs," 1843

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 28, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1768























Francesco Hayez, Italian

As He Struggled To Reach For His Wallet, Phil Was Forced To Admit He'd Put His Toga On Wrong, 1844

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 27, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1767

















Raden Saleh, Javanese

"It's a Lovely Anniversary Gift, Honey, But I Thought We'd Agreed We Weren't Doing Pheasants This Year," 1844

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 24, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1766























Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Austrian

Schoolteacher Trying To Calculate in His Head the Number of Days 'Til Retirement, 1841

Oil on panel

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1765
















Johann Geyer, German

And Just Like That, Sheila Suddenly Remembered Exactly Where She Left Her Curling Iron, 1842

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1764
















Marie-Joséphine-Angélique Mongez, French

"Okay, I Gotta Go To Work.  What Time Am I Picking Him Up From Deity Care Again?," 1841

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1763

















Vilém Kandler, Czech

"Are You Sure Tights Are the Right Look For This?  You Know I Hate My Calves," 1841

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 20, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1762























Per Wickenberg, Swedish

Oedipus, Now Wishing He'd Sprung For a Pair of Those Eclipse Glasses, 1833

Oil on canvas mounted on panel

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2016)











Winslow Homer, American

"Oh, Great.  There Goes My Phone," 1885

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2016)























Lipót Horovitz, Polish-Hungarian

Portrait of Sufferer of Polleximagophobia (Fear of Having One's Thumbs Painted), 1894

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2010)























Leon-Jean-Bazille Perrault, French

Phoebe from "Friends," Age 3 (With Smelly Cat), 1867

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 14, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)









Sir Edward Burne-Jones, English

The Five Muses, Plus the Chick Who Was Sleeping on the Bench When They Got There, 1882

Oil on canvas

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2014)















Jean Beraud, French

Twerkin' It On The Seine, 1879

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 10, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2016)














Charles Edouard Boutibonne, French

The U.S. Synchronized Swimming Team, Getting Frustrated With Megan's Drinking Before Practice, 1883

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)










Henri-Edmond Cross, French

How the Amish Do Sunbathing, 1890

Oil on panel

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)























Horace Vernet, French

Trying to Decide Where to Put the Starbucks, 1827

Oil on canvas

Monday, August 7, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)
















Thomas Hovenden, Irish-American

Girl Sending Text on Her New iPhone Nano, 1878

Oil on canvas

Sunday, August 6, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2016)














Fritz Zuber-Buhler, Swiss

Wondering When That Damn Ambien is Finally Going to Kick In, 1852

Oil on canvas

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)















Edmund Blair Leighton, English

"Oh, Good.  Looks Like There's An Uber Driver Just 117 Years Away," 1895

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)















Ralph Hedley, English

Folding a Fitted Sheet (Attempt #32), 1898

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A PRICELESS CLASSIC (2015)























Kuroda Seiki, Japanese

Mary Had a Little Lamb, Its Fleece Was White as Snow, And Everywhere That Mary Went, She Had to Carry Its Lazy Ass, 1889

Oil on canvas