Pierrot lies ill in bed attended by a doctor and a nurse, Harlequin leans against the wall in the background. Bottle and lobster in foreground.
Thomas Couture, The Illness of Pierrot, ca. 1859–1860, oil on panel, 13 13/16 x 16 15/16 in. (35.1 x 43 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-15

Thomas Couture, The Illness of Pierrot, ca. 1859–1860

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.508

ArtistThomas Couture, French, 1815–1879
TitleThe Illness of Pierrot
Object Dateca. 1859–1860
MediumOil on panel
Dimensions (Unframed)13 13/16 x 16 15/16 in. (35.1 x 43.0 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-15

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.