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.
Louise (1772-1845) and Alexandre...
Salon of 1777
Workshop commissioned by OTTO I
Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Funerary Altar of Iulia Victorina
Circa AD 75-90
Shroud of a child's mummy
3rd century AD
Antinoe, A. Gayet excavations
Near Eastern Antiquities
Woman carrying a child in a cradle
Middle Bronze Age (2000-1600 BC)
Prints and Drawings
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (Grasse, 1732-Paris, 1806)
The Wrapped-up Cat
Young Neapolitan Fisherboy Playing...
Henry IV of France as a Child
Sir Joshua REYNOLDS