Thursday, March 23, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1671















Louis-Léopold Boilly, French

Overflow Crowd Watching Napoleon's Coronation Outside on the Jumbotron, 1810

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1670























Michael Köck, Austrian

"Wait, I've Got It!  You're Michael Bublé!," 1806

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1669














Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret, French

King Charles V, Suggesting Titian Try Using a Brush Instead of a Roller, 1808

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 20, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1668
















Marie-Gabrielle Capet, French

"Psst.  I'll Give You Fifty Bucks If You Paint 'Douche Nozzle' Across His Forehead," 1808

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 19, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1667























Jean-Baptiste Peytavin, French

How Babies Were Delivered Before the Stork, 1808

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 16, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1666





















Alessandro Turchi (called Orbetto), Italian

David, Upon Being Told You're Actually Just Supposed to Pinch Someone For Not Wearing Green, 17th century

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1665























Fleury François Richard, French

"Yes, Polly, You've Made It Quite Clear What You Want.  But the Proper Term Is 'Communion Wafer,'" 1804

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1664










Vincenzo Camuccini, Italian

Roman Senators Throwing Caesar a Surprise Retirement Party, 1804

Oil on canvas

Monday, March 13, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1663























Benjamin West, American

"Excuse Me, Friend -- Perhaps You Didn't See the Sign.  'No Shirt, No Shoes, No Scalp.'" 1768

Oil on canvas

Sunday, March 12, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1662












John Trumbull, American

Alexander Hamilton's Controversial GQ Cover (Before and After Airbrushing), 1806

Oil on canvas

Thursday, March 9, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1661













Joakim Skovgaard, Danish

"I Know You Think Adam Is Cheating On You, Eve, But I Kind of Believe Him When He Says There's No One Else," 1909

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1660























Charles Meynier, French

Meditrina, Roman Goddess of Wine, Failing Her Field Sobriety Test, 1800

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1659



















Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German

Baritone Skipping Barbershop Quartet Rehearsal to Work on His Tan, 1909

Oil on cardboard

Monday, March 6, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1658















Johann Christoph Fesel, German

Cops Breaking Up a Free the Nipple Protest, 1801

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1657















José Madrazo, Spanish

"You Have the Right To Remain Silent.  Anything You Say Can and Will Be Used to Establish a Major Western Religion...," 1803

Oil on canvas