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Théodore Géricault (French artist, 1791-1824)
Portrait of a Kleptomaniac or Portrait of an Insane Person
[Les Monomanes (Portraits of the Insane)]
Oil painting, on panel
61 x 50 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent
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.