It’s Artists’ Sunday! Two new collections are NOW available! Come see “The Unattainables” Collection, a series of “still-lifes” of the things Americans hoarded during the early days of the pandemic AND “When We Were Birds” Collection, a series of mini-bird portraits that come with individual wooden easels, reminding us of our nature, when we were birds and rose to sing in the world.

Gustav Courbet’s The Desperate Man, reinterpreted with lego mini-figure in watercolor

Desperate Man

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This Toys On Safari LEGO Portrait is based on French Realist, Gustav Courbet’s “The Desperate Man.”(1843-1845)

In the words of Courbet, ”To be in a position to translate the customs, the ideas, the appearance of my time, according to my own estimation; to be not only a painter, but a man as well; in short, to create living art—this is my goal.”

This original re-interpretation of Courbet’s self portrait, is a 2 in. x 3 in. original watercolor, matted and framed in a 3-3/4 in x 4-3/4 in wooden frame with backer desktop stand.