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  1. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on That is Priceless about 12 hours ago

    A somewhat enlarged image can be found at the only work, by this artist, so far, to appear in Mr. Melcher’s blog (yesterday). Again, it is a cropped image (no lower right signature). A full, click-to-enlarge image can be found here.

    Woman with a Double Bass (link shows its Wikipedia page) isn’t shown online by its current-location (since it doesn’t have a website, I pointed to an article about it). The Google translation says it’s closed for renovation; but, this, and other sources, say it’s permanently closed to the public.

    So, perhaps the only way to see this painting is at an exhibition, such as this 2009 exhibition (see page 20: this, and prior this link confirm current-location).

    The artist started out as a model. Her Wikipedia page and collection (has paintings by her and of her).

    First work, by this artist/model, to appear here.

  2. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on That is Priceless 1 day ago

    A somewhat enlarged image can be found at the only work, by this artist, so far, to appear in Mr. Melcher’s blog (yesterday). Again, it is a cropped image. A slightly larger, less cropped image can be found here.

    Anxiety (link shows painting’s Wikipedia page) isn’t, as far as I can tell, currently shown online by its current-location. But, a full, different coloration, click-to-humongous image is shown by its Google Cultural Institute page.

    It is shown, with a different coloration image, and described, by the current-location’s old website page; but, several different colorations are available online.

    A longer description, along with the other painting mentioned by Mr. Melcher, can be found here. The artist’s Wikipedia page and collection (more under Subcategories at each level).

    First work, by this artist, to appear here.

  3. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on Stone Soup 2 days ago

    @georgiiii made the call 4 days ago.

  4. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on That is Priceless 3 days ago

    A somewhat enlarged image can be found at the only work, by this artist (has short description of this painting), so far, to appear in Mr. Melcher’s blog (yesterday). Again, it is a cropped image. A full, click-to-enlarge image can be found here.

    Old Woman at the Window isn’t, as far as I can tell, currently shown online by its current-location (click ENGLISH if wanted). But, a click-to-humongous image is shown by its Google Cultural Institute page.

    Several (Bing translated — if huiselijks isn’t, think homey) works by this artist, are of room interiors, recalling those of 17th century Dutch Masters. The artist’s Wikipedia page and collection.

    First work, by this artist, to appear here.

  5. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on Cleo and Company 4 days ago

    @nighthawks thought dogfight an improvement.

  6. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on That is Priceless 4 days ago

    A somewhat enlarged image can be found at the only work, by this artist, so far, to appear in Mr. Melcher’s blog (yesterday). Again, it is a cropped image (signature at lower left missing). A full, click-to-enlarge image can be found here.

    Child with Boat (or Girl with Sailboat or Child and Boat) is privately owned. It is shown, with a different coloration, click-to-enlarge image, and described, by an auction-result page (Catalogue Note says who she was).

    Because of its coloration difference compared to this, I figured it was a different version; but, its Catalogue Note doesn’t mention another, and given its $4,226,500 price, I would think that an important detail. The Provenance says it was illustrated in color for the December 4, 1980, sale catalog. Perhaps that illustration is the source of the coloration shown here.

    In preparation for it, the artist painted Study of Girl with Sailboat. A click-to-enlarge image can be found at an auction result page. Even it fetched $96,000 at sale.

    This coloration is 2:10 into this video collection of the artist’s works. His Wikipedia page and collection (currently, 3 more under Subcategories).

    First work, by this artist, to appear here.

  7. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on Cleo and Company 5 days ago

    I left a reply in yesterday’s strip.

  8. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on Cleo and Company 5 days ago

    I disagree. I think people, in general, are smarter than your arguments make them out to be. There is a rhythm to telling a joke — it flows much better with dogfight than airplane fight, and actually, the weapon is a machine gun, not an airplane (Cleo didn’t crash into Snoopy kamikaze style).

  9. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on That is Priceless 5 days ago

    A somewhat enlarged image can be found at the only work, by this artist, so far, to appear in Mr. Melcher’s blog (yesterday). Again, it is a slightly cropped image. A full, slightly-larger image can be found here.

    Man Reading is, as far as I can tell, privately owned.

    The artist quite often used reading as the activity in a drawing; but, except for this, usually of a woman or girl reading. The artist’s Wikipedia page (Google translated French Wikipedia page has more) and collection.

    First work, by this artist, to appear here.

  10. mabrndt GoComics Pro Member commented on Cleo and Company 5 days ago

    Thanks for the answer.