Famous Portrait Pun-tings

Recreating my all time favourite famous portrait paintings just for fun 🙂

I created this illustration series during my month-long break a little while ago. I loovee looking at classic paintings, especially the portraits one. I also loovee pets and bad puns. I decided to combine those three (classic paintings + pets + bad puns) and these came up.

What would the subjects from the well-known paintings be like if they were to be painted with pets?

The paintings are reimagined by adding pets while experimenting with puns. The titles of the paintings are pun-tweaked from the originals to match with their new little companions.

From top left to bottom right:

Girl with a Purr Earring
Original: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer

Meowna Lisa
Original: Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

The Critters of Adam
Original: The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo

Pugtrait of Madame X
Original: Portrait of Madame X by John Singer 

The Birds of Venus
Original: The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli

The Bull Boy
Original: The Blue Boy by Thomas Gainsborough

American Goathic
Original: American Gothic by Grant Wood

The Labs’ Supper
Original: The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

Swan Gogh self-portrait
Original: Van Gogh self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh

The Two Fishdas
Original: The Two Fridas by Frida Kahlo

Whisker’s Mother
Original: Whistler’s Mother by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

The Son of Manx
Original: The Son of Man by René Magritte

I had so much fun recreating those paintings and being creative with the bad puns attempt. I wish I could make more but my free time is pretty limited right now. I was even super busy right after the holiday break. TGIF!

Cheers to the first weekend of 2020!

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