Santa Classics, Santa Claus Inserted into Iconic Works of Art

Santa Classics

Inspired by The Creation of Adam (1512) by Michelangelo

Photographer Ed Wheeler has inserted photos of himself as Santa Claus into iconic works of art in a series titled “Santa Classics.” Christmas cards featuring the Santa-fied artworks are available to purchase online from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and you can find more “Santa Classics” at Wheeler’s website.

Santa Classics

Inspired by The Birth of Venus (1486) by Sandro Botticelli

Santa Classics

Inspired by Washington Crossing The Delaware (1851) by Emanuel Leutze

Santa Classics

Inspired by The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny (1899) by Claude Monet

Santa Classics

Inspired by Nighthawks (1942) by Edward Hopper

Santa Classics

Inspired by Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1800) by Jacques-Louis David

images via Ed Wheeler