Selected Works Children
These artworks give an overview of children portrayed in art. They may be alone, with family, or playing. They may be dead or alive. In Western art, the most common depiction is that of the Christ Child with his mother, the Virgin Mary.
Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Funerary Altar of Iulia Victorina
Circa AD 75-90
Henry IV of France as a Child
Louise (1772-1845) and Alexandre...
Joshua REYNOLDS (Plympton, Devon, 1723-London, 1792)
Old Man with a Young Boy
Workshop commissioned by OTTO I
Magdeburg Cathedral; XXXX; XXXX before 1909;...
Shroud of a child's mummy
3rd century AD
Antinoe, A. Gayet excavations
New Kingdom, Nineteenth Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II...
Jusepe de RIBERA (Játiva, 1591-Naples, 1652)