Vincent Van Gogh, Robert Reid, Frida Kahlo: world-renowned painters and artistic icons. In comes ifpaintingscouldtext, a Tumblr that's giving the world a new way to appreciate their work by combining their paintings with real life text messages. The results? They surprisingly work well together.

 

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Jacques-Louis David | The Death of Socrates | 1787

 

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Henry Fuseli | The Nightmare | 1781

 

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Titian | Danaë with Eros | 1544

 

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Vincent van Gogh | Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette | c. 1886

 

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William Hogarth | Marriage à-la-mode: 2. The Tête à Tête | 1743

 

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Robert Reid | Fleur de Lis | c.1895-1900 

 

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Frida Kahlo | The Two Fridas | 1939