Renaissance little ones bundled up like puffballs. One a bit famous and the others not, but all adorable as they gaze out at us no doubt thinking we are underdressed.

"Boy in White." 1641.
“Boy in White.” 1641. Dutch. Dirck Dircksz van Santvoort, artist (1610-1680). In the public domain due to age. via https://bjws.blogspot.com/2014/02/dutch-children-in-1620-1650-all-clothed.html
"Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany." 1643.
“Cosimo III de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany age 1.” 1643. Flemish. Justus Sustermans, artist (1597-1681). In the public domain due to age. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/peramuzesi/8357885240/
"Young girl with a goldfinch." ca. 1620.
“Young girl with a goldfinch.” ca. 1620. Scandinavian school. In the public domain due to age. via https://blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/-Scandinavian-School-7544834/Young-girl-with-a-goldfinch-1620
"Portrait of a child with a dog." 1605.
“Portrait of a child with a dog.” 1605. Early Netherlandish. Attributed to Van Zelven. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.sophieploeg.com/blog/painted-pals/
"Portrait of a five year old boy with a parrot." 1625-1650.
“Portrait of a five year old boy with a parrot.” 1625-1650. Jacob Gerritsz Cuyp, artist. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.parrotforums.com/questions-answers/30414-old-portraits-parrots.html
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