20 People From Famous Paintings Who Literally. Can’t. Even

Seriously. They. Cannot. Even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Rembrandt, A Polish nobleman, 1637</span></span>WIKIPEDIARembrandt, A Polish nobleman, 1637

“You’re looking at me as if I can help but I seriously cannot even.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Edouard Manet, The Spanish Singer, 1860</span></span>WIKIPEDIAEdouard Manet, The Spanish Singer, 1860

“My shoes are made of paper and I can’t. Even.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait, 1615-1617 </span></span>WIKIPEDIAArtemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait, 1615-1617 

“Literally, look at me one more time because I cannot.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Edgar Degas, La Absinthe, 1873</span></span>WIKIPEDIAEdgar Degas, La Absinthe, 1873

“We’re the only two people in this bar and you choose to sit directly next to me, I cannot even.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Renoir, Jeune garcon sur la plage d`Yport, 1883</span></span>WIKIPEDIARenoir, Jeune garcon sur la plage d`Yport, 1883

Hand-on-hip is the international sign of can’t even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Mary Cassatt, The Boating Party, 1893-94 </span></span>WIKIPEDIAMary Cassatt, The Boating Party, 1893-94 

“This baby can’t even so I cannot be expected to.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Romaine Brooks, Una, Lady Troubridge, 1924 </span></span>WIKIPEDIARomaine Brooks, Una, Lady Troubridge, 1924 

This lady, her monocle and her dachshunds cannot. Not today.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Titian, Portrait of a Man, 1510 </span></span>WIKIPEDIATitian, Portrait of a Man, 1510 

This sleeve is enormous and he cannot even with it.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1906 </span></span>WIKIPEDIAPablo Picasso, Portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1906 

Gertrude Stein can’t even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Judith Leyster, Jolly Toper, 1629 </span></span>WIKIPEDIAJudith Leyster, Jolly Toper, 1629 

“I’m trying to pretend that I can but I can’t even.”

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Caravaggio, Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy, 1595 </span></span>WIKIPEDIACaravaggio, Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy, 1595 

Shhhh, half-naked angel. St. Francis can’t even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Albrecht Durer, Portrait of Oswolt Krel, 1499</span></span>WIKIPEDIAAlbrecht Durer, Portrait of Oswolt Krel, 1499

Someone named Oswolt Krel cannot even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Egon Schiele, Portrait of Edith Schiele, 1915</span></span>WIKIPEDIAEgon Schiele, Portrait of Edith Schiele, 1915

Look into her eyes and feel how much she can’t even right now.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait, 1887</span></span>WIKIPEDIAVincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait, 1887

“Nothing about my expression should communicate that I can in any way, because I can’t even.”

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Lol. She can’t.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, The Medical Inspection, 1894</span></span>WIKIPEDIAHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec, The Medical Inspection, 1894

Whatever is happening here they cannot, and they shouldn’t, even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Caravaggio, David with the head of Goliath, 1606-1607</span></span>WIKIPEDIACaravaggio, David with the head of Goliath, 1606-1607

He’s done, guys. He can’t even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Francisco Goya, Saturn Devouring His Son, 1819 </span></span>WIKIPEDIAFrancisco Goya, Saturn Devouring His Son, 1819 

You asked. And he couldn’t. And now he really cannot even.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893</span></span>WIKIPEDIAEdvard Munch, The Scream, 1893

Oh please, he cannot.

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; background-color: #eeeeee;">Gerhard von Kugelgen, Portrait of Caspar David Friedrich, 1810–20</span></span>WIKIPEDIAGerhard von Kugelgen, Portrait of Caspar David Friedrich, 1810–20

Never.

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