That is Priceless by Steve Melcher

That is Priceless

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  1. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Pants? Paninis? Which do I need more?

  2. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 2 years ago

    Quick ! Get you pants on ! Father Fingers is coming !

  3. Veridian

    Veridian said, over 2 years ago

    OOOOOOHHHHHHH! THAT’S not Right!!!!!!

  4. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 2 years ago


    Better than Father Footlong.

  5. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 2 years ago

    Sign says “No shirts, no shoes, no service.” Doesn’t mention pants.

  6. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Click-to-enlarge image can be found here. A smaller enlargement can be found at Mr. Melcher’s blog entry.

    But it was completed in 1663, not 1390 (you would think the architecture and clothing would have been a clue for Mr. Melcher). The signature and date are below the leftmost standing child.

    Jan van Eyck was born in 1385, so he would have been pretty old in 1663, had he not died in 1441. I’ve added info about him in a new comment elsewhere.

    As the above here link (what Mr. Melcher used for his blog image, how he got the name wrong is truly baffling) states, the painting is by Jan de Bray.

    Caring for children at the Orphanage in Haarlem: three Acts of Mercy (link shows Wikipedia page) is shown, and described, by its current-location page (source of the click-to-enlarge image link above).

    A different coloration, click-to-enlarge image can be found here. He also penned a version, presented online here. His Wikipedia page and collection.

    Second (where Mr. Melcher only had the date wrong by 98 years, at least he had the artist correct) work by him, so far, to appear here.

  7. Puddlesplatt McLearn

    Puddlesplatt McLearn said, over 2 years ago

    it’s going to be a nude in!

  8. scrabblefiend

    scrabblefiend said, over 2 years ago

    Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, no, a plane. IT’S SUPERMAN!

  9. finale

    finale said, over 2 years ago

    Tubby on the far right don’t look to be missin’ a whole lot of meals. Is the guy with the bad rug putting some moves on the lady with the large breadbasket?

  10. Number Six

    Number Six said, over 2 years ago

    Who told them they had to eat the salad undressed?



  11. Joe

    Joe said, over 2 years ago


    no ass, no mass..

  12. rmaxell

    rmaxell said, over 2 years ago

    Thank you for your comments on the painting. I often try to find out more about the artists and the work featured in THAT IS PRICELESS. Today, I was doing a lot of fruitless searching. I sincerely appreciate your comments. Thank you.

  13. Rickapolis

    Rickapolis said, over 2 years ago

    Here come the priests. Here come the priests. Pull up your pants, here come the priests.

  14. Jerry Carlson

    Jerry Carlson said, over 2 years ago


    There’s an old Italian song that essentially says, “I would sell my pantaloons for a plate of macaroni.”

  15. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 2 years ago

    @Jerry Carlson

    You know some strange things. That’s a compliment. not a criticism.

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