Pierrot, the sad clown in white face and loose blouse, expressing slowly and subtly in the liminal space beyond words, emerged in the nineteenth century from his roots in stock comedies and pantomimes to become the embodiment of a certain strain of artistic sentiment: sensitive, melancholy, and intrinsically alone, playful and daring through the subversion of language while suggesting the. Browse 980 crying clown stock photos and images available, or search for sad clown or tears to find more great stock photos and pictures. Set of six clown performing different activities. Mimes cartoon characters set. Silent actor and actress performing with frame, umbrella, flower, balloon, male and female circus clowns.