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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Alexander Vertinsky as Pierrot. Poster by pre-revolutionary unknown artist.
  Paul Hoecker: Pierrots with Pipes, c. 1900. Location unknown.
  Vasilij Suhaev: Harlequin and Pierrot (Self-Portraits of and by Suhaev and A. Yakovlev), 1914. Russian State Museum, St. Petersburg.

Question 2: Parade (1917)—scenario by Jean Cocteau, music by ________, choreography by Léonide Massine, set and costumes by Pablo Picasso.
Maurice RavelTristan TzaraErik SatieCubism

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Nadar: Charles Deburau as Pierrot, 1854.
  Juan Gris: Pierrot, 1919. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
  Alexander Vertinsky as Pierrot. Poster by pre-revolutionary unknown artist.
  Gris: Pierrot Playing Guitar, 1923.

Question 4: Italian________: “Pierrot e la lune” (“Pierrot and the Moon”), from 17 Re (1987); Novembre: “Come Pierrot” (“Like Pierrot”), from Novembrine Waltz (2001); Patty Pravo: “Come un Pierrot” (“Like a Pierrot” [1974]).
Desaparecido (album)Litfiba 3LitfibaPiero Pelù

Question 5: The Saltimbanques [1888]); ________ (Pierrot and Columbine [1900]), and Guillaume Seignac (Pierrot’s Embrace [1900]).
Les Demoiselles d'AvignonPablo PicassoGuernica (painting)Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Georges Wague in one of the cantomimes (pantomimes performed to off-stage songs) of Xavier Privas. Poster by Charles Léandre, 1899.
  Paul Cézanne: Pierrot and Harlequin, 1888. Pushkin Museum, Moscow.
  Gris: Pierrot with Book, 1924.
  Juan Gris: Pierrot, 1919. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Pierrot tickles Columbine to death. Drawing by Adolphe Willette in Le Pierrot, December 7, 1888, inspired by Paul Margueritte's Pierrot, Murderer of His Wife, 1881.
  Vasilij Suhaev: Harlequin and Pierrot (Self-Portraits of and by Suhaev and A. Yakovlev), 1914. Russian State Museum, St. Petersburg.
  Paul Hoecker: Pierrots with Pipes, c. 1900. Location unknown.
  Gris: Pierrot, 1921. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

Question 8: Canadian________ (performs internationally): La Nouba (1998-present; as in "faire la nouba", i.e., “to party”; features a Pierrot Rouge and a Pierrot Clown).
Cirque du SoleilLove (Cirque du Soleil)Corteo

Question 9: Petrushka (1911)—music by ________, choreography by Michel Fokine, sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois.
Sviatoslav RichterDmitri ShostakovichIgor StravinskyMstislav Rostropovich

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Antoine Watteau: Italian Actors, c. 1719. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  Gris: Pierrot with Book, 1924.
  Gris: Pierrot with Book, 1924.
















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