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Théodore Géricault (French artist, 1791-1824)
Portrait of a demented woman, or The monomaniac of jealousy (also named The Hyena of la Salpêtrière)
[Les Monomanes (Portraits of the Insane)]
Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des beaux-arts, Lyon
Purchased 1908, accession number: B 825
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.