Interpret This…

I thought it’s kind of funny, even if a bit juvenile: Contemporary interpretations of more than a century old paintings. 

Peder Severin Krøyer. The Hirschsprung family.

Peder Severin Krøyer. The Hirschsprung family. 1881

This is how people managed to ignore one another before smartphones.

Paul Delaroche. Cromwell before the Coffin of Charles I. 1849

Paul Delaroche. Cromwell before the Coffin of Charles I. 1849

Cromwell realizes this isn’t a guitar he ordered on Amazon.

Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller. The Neighbors. 1859

Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller. The Neighbors. 1859

Before birth control there were fences…

Alexandre Marie Colin. Othello and Desdemona

Alexandre Marie Colin. Othello and Desdemona

Othello is trying to figure out how to make it look as though Desdemona died of drug overdose.

Édouard Manet. The concervatory. 1879

Édouard Manet. The concervatory. 1879

Mary Poppins after lobotomy.

Jean-Leon Gerome. The Reception of Siamese Ambassadors by Emperor Napoleon III (1808-73) at the Palace of Fontainebleau 27 June 1861

Jean-Leon Gerome. The Reception of Siamese Ambassadors by Emperor Napoleon III (1808-73) at the Palace of Fontainebleau 27 June 1861

Emperor Napoleon III receives the inventor of a leapfrog at the Palace of Fontainebleau.

Albert Anker. The Quack. 1879

Albert Anker. The Quack. 1879

Doctor dispenses free samples of adderall.

Lovis Corinth. Paradise. 1911

Lovis Corinth. Paradise. 1911

Adam and Eve are searching for the idiot who stole their fig leaves.vignette1

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