Angry Man Pointing at Hand
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Angry Man Pointing at Hand is a classical art image macro of a man pointing at his hand. The image has been used to express facetious anger.
The image is a cropped portion of the painting "The Village Politicians" by John L. Krimmel, which dates back to 1819 (shown below).
The earliest known usage of the meme was posted by Redditor  Ducks_r_awsum on January 3rd, 2016 (shown below). The post received more than 450 points (97% upvoted).
Three years later, on April 17th, 2019, the Classical Art Memes Facebook  posted a version of the image as the response to the caption with the caption "Someone: *opens a bag of chips*." The post received more than 54,000 reactions, 27,000 comments and 21,000 shares in one week (shown below, left). The following day, Redditor Flums666 posted the image on the /r/memes subreddit, changing "chips" to "gum." The post received more than 9,000 points (98% upvoted) and 50 comments in one week (shown below, center).
Two days later, Redditor 214360 posted a version of the meme that references the American television situational comedy The Office. The post received more than 29,000 points (93% upvoted) and 150 comments in five days (shown below, right).
 Reddit – Time is money, so you gotta get at least one of them back
 Facebook – Classical Art Memes' Post
 Crystal Bridges – The Village Politicians
 Reddit – Give me the gum
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Nigel the treasure hunter
Apr 25, 2019 at 05:16PM EDT
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