Sunday, February 27, 2011


The Nativity
The Hague, Holland

Oh man! Who knew baby Jesus was the model for the Oscar Statuette?

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Gifts of the Magi

Gifts of the Magi
By Conrad von Soest
Detail of an altarpiece
Wiesnenkirche, Germany

I love every awkward inch of this painting, but I must point out my favorite bit: Squishy has two calf muscle bulges.

Yes, yes, yes, people!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child
By Jan Gossaert
c. 1527
Oil on panel, 63 x 50 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

Mary! Squishy! You are completely trashing that book.....Why not show some respect?

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Vision of St. Bernard

The Vision of St. Bernard
By Alanso Cano
Oil on canvas, 267 x 185 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

OMG Mary! If long-distance breast feeding were an Olympic sport, you'd be getting the gold.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Adoration of the Child

Adoration of the Child
By Gerrit van Honthorst

MARY: We'll never need a night light again!

JOSEPH: And just think of the money we'll save on our heating bills!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Virgin and Child

The Virgin and Child
Detail from the mosaic arch in the basilica of SS Nereo ed Achilleo

ARCHANGEL GABRIEL: What big eyes and long toes you have Squishy J!

SQUISHY: What ev Gabriel--at least I don't have a blond mullet.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

The Birth of Christ

The Birth of Christ
By Simon Marmion
Detail of an illuminated manuscript

Mary! Joseph! LOOK OUT: the ox is about to step on Squishy!!!!!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

St. Luke Painting the Virgin

St. Luke Painting the Virgin
Detail of a fresco in the Church of St. Peter and Paul, Biasca, Canton Ticino, Switzerland

Oh c'mon St Luke! You're supposed to be painting Squishy and Mary. Using a paint by numbers kit is cheating.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Holy Family

The Holy Family
By Jan Vermeyen
1520 - 30
Oil on panel, 64 x 54.5 cm
The Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem

NOT Squishy Jesus--damn that's a hard body!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Flight to Egypt

The Flight to Egypt
Illumination from the Copenhagen Psalter

I've tagged this one "Old Man Baby Jesus" by default, because I don't have tag for "Old Lady Baby Jesus" which would be more accurate.

And come to to think of it, I also don't have a tag for "Blue Testicles Slung over a Stick".