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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)] 
1822 
  
Oil painting 
Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des beaux-arts, Lyon 
Purchased 1908, accession number: B 825 
  
 
LL/67202 
  
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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