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Ugly Renaissance Babies

The Renaissance artists repeatedly did something that we balk at today – they painted children like miniaturized old men. This was probably due to the fact that the concept of childhood is a relatively recent trend in history, but in some 15th and 16th century works, it looks like the painter never laid eyes on a baby.

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