Happy Holidays from Museum Hack

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Ho ho ho! We have found this amazing stash of art history + Santa mash ups. They are super funny. Here are some of our favorites: 

Santa Crossing the Delaware

Santa crossing the Delaware

Based on Emanuel Leutze’s “Washington Crossing The Delaware” Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


The Birth of Santa

The Birth of Santa

Based on Sandro Botticelli’s ’The Birth of Venus’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


Dancing Santa

Santa at the Moulin Rouge

Based on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s ’At the Moulin Rouge, the Dance’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.



On the First Day of Christmas 

The Creation of Santa

Based on Michelangelo’s ’The Creation of Adam’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


Christmas Brunch

Santa crashes Luncheon on the Grass

Based on Édouard Manet’s ’The Luncheon on the Grass’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


Composition Christmas

Santa Composition

Based on Theo van Doesburg’s ’Composition’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler


Nighthawks Santa

Santa after a long night

Based on Edward Hopper’s ’The Nighthawks’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


I Saw Santa Kissing Galatea 

Santa kissing Galilea

Based on Jean-Léon Gérôme’s ’Pygmalion and Galatea’ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.


Santa on a Bridge

Santa on a Monet bridge


Based on Monet’s ’Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies‘ Image credit to Ed Wheeler.

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