Monday, February 27, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1652





















Artist Unknown, French

Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers Doing the Right Thing, ca. 1490

Illumination on parchment

Sunday, February 26, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1651



















Karel Myslbek, Czech

"So What Do You Say?  Should We Try CPR, or Just Rob Him and Call It a Day?," 1909

Oil on canvas

MASTERPIECE #1650























Piero del Pollaiolo, Italian

"Darn -- I Never Thought I'd Be Up Here, So I Didn't Write a Speech," 1475

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 23, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1649























Oleksandr Murashko, Ukrainian

"Oh No -- I Forgot To Tell Our Cult Leader That I Have To Miss Saturday's Brainwashing For a Wedding," 1909

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1648


















James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American

Oscars Seat Filler Busting Her Ass in Final Week of Training, 1871

Oil on canvas

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1647























Emil Zschimmer, German

"Last Warning.  I Catch You in My Blueberry Patch Again, I Take a Pinkie," 1900

Oil on canvas

Monday, February 20, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1646





















Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry, Hungarian

Moses Checking His Yardage to the Green at the Farmers Insurance Exodus Open®, 1908

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 19, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1645























Remy Cogghe, Belgian

"I Guess Seeing the New 'Fifty Shades' Movie Last Night Gave Them a Few Ideas," 1908

Oil on canvas

Thursday, February 16, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1644























Gregory Frank Harris, American

"Oh Yeah?  Well, YO Momma's So Fat, When She Walked In Front of the TV, I Missed 3 Seasons of "Downton Abbey,'" Date Unknown

Oil on canvas-panel

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1643

















Johann Ludwig Lund, Danish

"Come On, Beth -- You Know This Is My Weekend To Have the Kid.  Let's Not Make This Into a Greek Tragedy," 1808

Ol on canvas

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1642
















Carl Johann Peyfuss, Austrian

"Greetings, Your Excellency.  Shall I Ask Why You're Wearing Half a Watermelon On Your Head, Or Do I Not Want To Know?," 1908

Mural

Monday, February 13, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1641























Ernst Stöhr, Austrian

"Sorry, Honey.  This Was Supposed To Be Your Big Valentine's Day Surprise, But Then Your Mother Decided To Drop By," 1907

Oil on canvas

Sunday, February 12, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1640























Artist Unknown

"Um, Excuse Me, Abraham.  You're Leading Again," 1865

Rendering based on albumen silver print

Thursday, February 9, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1639























Arthur Hughes, English

"Don't Look Now, But Those Two Studs With the Face Tats Are Totally Checking Us Out," 1864

Oil on canvas

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

MASTERPIECE #1638























Hermann Anton Stilke, German

She Was Warned.  She Was Given An Explanation Sentenced to Execution.  Nevertheless She Persisted, 1843

Oil on canvas