Wednesday, December 31, 2008

The Annunciation Altarpiece

(Fra Angelico, The Annunciation Altarpiece, 1436-1445)

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The Poor Fisherman

(Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, The Poor Fisherman, late 19th c.)

Monday, December 29, 2008

Garçon à la pipe

(Pablo Picasso, Garçon à la pipe, 1905)

Thursday, December 25, 2008

The Land of Cockaigne

(Pieter Breugel the Elder, The Land of Cockaigne, 1567)

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Portrait of Napoleon

(Jacques-Louis David, Portrait of Napoleon, 1812)

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Campbell's Soup Cans

What won't that Regina think of next?

(Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup Cans, 1962)

Monday, December 22, 2008

Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette

(Vincent Van Gogh, Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette, 1885)

Friday, December 19, 2008

Miranda -- The Tempest

(John William Waterhouse, Miranda -- The Tempest, 1916)

Thursday, December 18, 2008


I admit this is shamelessly borrowed from Regina's idea, but it just also works so well...

(René Magritte, Golconda, 1953)

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman

(Tiziano Vecelli, called Titian, Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman, 1510)

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Creation of Adam

(Michelangelo Buonarroti, The Creation of Adam from the Sistine Chapel Ceiling, c. 1511)

Monday, December 15, 2008

L'Ange du Foyer

(Max Ernst, L'Ange du Foyer ou le Triomphe du Surréalisme, 1937)

Friday, December 12, 2008

Miss Amelia C. Van Buren

(Thomas Eakins, Miss Amelia C. Van Buren, ca. 1890)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Luncheon on the Grass

A Kirk original:

(Édouard Manet, Luncheon on the Grass or Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe, 1863)

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

A Corner of the Loge

(Mary Cassatt, A Corner of the Loge, 1879)

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden

(Tommaso Cassai, called Masaccio, The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, 1426-1427)

Monday, December 8, 2008

The Fortune Teller

Regina at TILfW sends us:

(Georges de la Tour, The Fortune Teller, 1630)

Friday, December 5, 2008

The Garden of Earthly Delights (detail)

(Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights: right panel detail, "Prince of Hell", 1503-1504)

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X

From Chris:

(Francis Bacon, Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X, 1953)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Nude in the Sunlight

(Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Nude in the Sunlight, 1876)

Tuesday, December 2, 2008


(John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1852)

Monday, December 1, 2008

The Annunciation

Sprung from the mind of Chris:

(Leonardo da Vinci, The Annunciation, 1472-1475)