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Pierrot

(pē'ərō`) [Fr.,=little Peter], character in French pantomime. A buffoon, he wore a loose white tunic with big buttons, balloon sleeves, and white pantaloons. His face was painted white. A creation of Giuseppe Giaratone or Geratoni (fl. 1639–97), Pierrot was introduced to early 19th-century France by DeburauDeburau or Debureau, Jean Gaspard
, 1796–1846, French pantomime performer, whose original name was Jan Kaspar Dvorjak, b. Bohemia.
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Pierrot

a male character from French pantomime with a whitened face, white costume, and pointed hat
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In this critical edition of Rainsford's 1805 book, Paul Youngquist and Gregory Pierrot pull together an erudite historical and biographical introduction to the text, which, bearing the fruit of their archival research, reveals little-known information about not only Rainsford's relationship to the events that he recounted but also the genealogy of the text itself.