Fun Friday: Texts from the Met

Julia Kennedy


Marketing & Aud Dev Associate

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made most of their photographed collection public domain.

So naturally, we immediately went into meme-making mode and paired some of our favorite works with some Texts From Last Night.

Merry Company on a Terrace - Jan Steen
Merry Company on a Terrace – Jan Steen

Hudibras Beats Sidrophel and His Man Wacum - Henry Overton and J. Hoole
Hudibras Beats Sidrophel and His Man Wacum – Henry Overton and J. Hoole
Woman with a Parrot - Gustave Courbet
Woman with a Parrot – Gustave Courbet
Augustus the Strong - Meissen Manufactory
Augustus the Strong – Meissen Manufactory
Collection of Grimaces (recueil de Grimaces) - Louis Léopold Boilly
Collection of Grimaces (recueil de Grimaces) – Louis Léopold Boilly
Young Man and Woman in an Inn (Yonker Ramp and His Sweetheart) - Frans Hals
Young Man and Woman in an Inn (Yonker Ramp and His Sweetheart) – Frans Hals
The Favorite Cat and the De La-Tour Painter - John Kay
The Favorite Cat and the De La-Tour Painter – John Kay
An Englishman at Mabille (Un Anglais à Mabille) - from Galerie pour Rire
An Englishman at Mabille (Un Anglais à Mabille) – from Galerie pour Rire
Hermaphrodite - Giovanni Francesco Susini
Hermaphrodite – Giovanni Francesco Susini

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