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That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for January 20, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 3 months ago

    SAG Award winners had personal portraits done back stage by a starving artist.

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    Strob Premium Member 3 months ago

    When you want to clobber your sister, the sculptress always has the advantage over the painter.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 3 months ago

    Painters hate it when their clients say they “want to look like this”.

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    Papared25  3 months ago

    “I’m doing a self-portrait. You would’ve needed 10 more pounds of marble to have done an accurate self-sculpture.”

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    gopher gofer  3 months ago

    lizzie showing elsa the early barbie prototype she found on ebay…

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    jpsomebody  3 months ago

    I went to Harvard, but they wouldn’t let me in.

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    DATo  3 months ago

    Feminist conception of Washington crossing the Delaware.

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    Carolyn Saunders  3 months ago

    George, I don’t think you will cut it as a model for Venus

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    orinoco womble  3 months ago

    The person in red looks like they’ve been dead for three days.

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    Buzzworld  3 months ago

    “I won The “Ugliest Woman Award”. See even the award is ugly."

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    rmremail  3 months ago

    “Oh, yeah? Well this is what YOU look like!”

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    Pocosdad  3 months ago

    The finalists in the 1637 competition for “Best Breast Self-Examination” display.

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    khmo  3 months ago

    Big differences in “attended”, “went to” and “graduated from” as is evident in my FB resumes.

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    aerotica69  3 months ago

    And this is my “Best Model” statue from the 1637 Rubens Awards.

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    well-i-never  3 months ago

    Could you sit a little farther forward? This is killing my neck.

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    Reader  3 months ago

    Seeing the acting award statuette sparks Anne Hathaway to give up painting for acting.

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    Call me Ishmael  3 months ago

    In the clash of “Artmouth” with “Artmouth”/ it’s always the same with that smart mouth../ she’ll always prevail/ with her M.A. from Yale/ while I’m a mere B.A. from Dartmouth…

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    Ubintold  3 months ago

    Well, go ahead and dust that thing.

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    PO' DAWG Premium Member 3 months ago

    “Okay, now show me on the doll where the bad man touched you.”

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    PoodleGroomer  3 months ago

    I left some extra around the bustline when I carved your statue. I expected the same in your painting of me.

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    Another Take  3 months ago

    If you’d sit over here I wouldn’t have to turn around every few brush strokes.

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    Plods with ... Premium Member 3 months ago

    For a second I thought that was a deformed tata.

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    Honorable mention in the banjo toss Premium Member 3 months ago

    “……..and after just one month on our diet plan, you’ll be looking like this, ready for the beach!”

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    mabrndt Premium Member 3 months ago

    Allegory of Painting and Sculpture or the Sister Arts

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Guercino_Allegoria_pittura_scultura.jpg 

    has info and links that point to info about this painting.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/guercino.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=5949 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/guercino 

    http://www.artnet.com/artists/guercino/ 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/g/guercino/biograph.html 

    https://www.askart.com/artist_bio/Giovanni_Francesco_Guercino_Barbieri/11009429/Giovanni_Francesco_Guercino_Barbieri.aspx 

    http://www.all-art.org/baroque/guercino1.html 

    http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/880/giovanni-francesco-barbieri-called-il-guercino-‘the-squinter’-italian-1591-1666/ 

    https://thebiography.us/en/guercino-giovanni-francesco-barbieri 

    https://www.nationalgallery.ie/art-and-artists/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/guercino-journey-masterpiece/giovanni-francesco 

    https://www.artandobject.com/news/guercino-most-diverse-draftsman-italian-baroque-era 

    http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/old-masters/guercino.htm 

    all have info, or links that point to more info, about this artist (again, the askart.com can be read in full for free on Fridays), perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the title URL. So far, 5 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2016/10/31?comments=visible 

    has the prior.

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by (⌘- or Ctrl-) clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2365 (January 19, 2020) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

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    Cozmik Cowboy  3 months ago

    As they say, it takes 4 years to get a Harvard degree, and 40 years to get over it.

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    MissScarlet Premium Member 3 months ago

    How long do we have to wait for Erato? I’m hungry now.

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    WCraft Premium Member 3 months ago

    Went to Harvard; got a degree in Liberal Arts – Theater. Still looking for a paying job. You have nothing about which to feel inferior!

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    honeypot53 Premium Member 3 months ago

    They have such masculine faces. We’re women not allowed to lose in that era?

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    katzenbooks45  3 months ago

    How Divinyl was inspired to write the song, “I Touch Myself”.

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    d1234dick Premium Member 3 months ago

    transvestite (in red) shows what she used to look like to her girlfriend, who said ,"I wish you didn’t get that breast reduction, honey.

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    Impkins & Patsnozzle Premium Member 3 months ago

    First portrait of a cross dressing guy in drag: I can paint it, but they ain’t gonna believe it!! :>)

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