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Théodore Géricault (French artist, 1791-1824) 
A Madwoman and Compulsive Gambler (La Folle Monomane du jeu) 
[Les Monomanes (Portraits of the Insane)] 
1822 
  
Oil painting, on canvas 
77 × 65 cm (30.3 × 25.6 inS) 
  
Musée du Louvre 
 
LL/67200 
  
One of a series of ten portraits of the insane inmates of Salpêtrière asylum in Paris made by Théodore Géricault at the request of psychiatrist Étienne-Jean Georget. 
 

 
  
 
  
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