Mother's Day Masterpieces: 5 Works of Art Get the Mommy Treatment (PHOTOS)

the scream momThe Scream(ing) MomSo everybody knows "The Scream" by Edvard Munch just sold for $119.9 million at Sotheby's -- the most money ever paid for a piece of art at an auction.

At press time, the identity of the buyer was still a mystery, but I bet I know something about the person who forked over millions of dollars for that painting -- I bet she's a mom!

Because ... let's be honest here, ladies:

Who among us hasn't felt the way that screaming figure looks?

In fact, take a closer look and you might realize that some of the greatest masterpieces in Art History are just begging to be mommified ...

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I doubt "The Scream(ing) Mom" will ever sell for $119.9 million, but if it makes you laugh, well, that's priceless, right?

Take a stroll through our virtual gallery to see mom-centric versions of paintings by Sandro Botticelli ("The Birth of Venus"), Salvador Dalí ("The Persistence of Memory"), Pablo Picasso ("Les Desmoiselles d'Avignon") and Vincent Van Gogh ("Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear").

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kisse... kisses5050

  "IF MOMS WERE MASTERPIECES" ?????  I  would say we are pretttttttty much freakkin' works of arts! lol!! love it!

MomLi... MomLily67

Loved all of them, specially the Van Go's

mamivon2 mamivon2

lol they are good..

DebaLa DebaLa

No, I've felt, AND LOOKED like The Scream. 


The Botticelli IS funny! Ha!

Cafe Amy Cafe Amy

That "Scream" image is priceless!

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