Well, for the occasional smile, seeing them recreated with pets. Melinda Copper's done this about as deftly as my picky eye could hope - check out Botticelli's Birth of Venus kitty style, or dog "Poppins" as Elisabeth Vigee-LeBrun's selfportrait (here's the original. See what a good job?) How about bunny Moose as Caravaggio's Bacchus?
Terrific stuff and great choices from the Old Masters! Enjoy them all, here.
Oh and I went to Fremont Solstice Fair yesterday: so many PEOPLE, and so many dogs. Here's a happy pug watching the parade: