Paintings of children, mostly with pets. French. Pierre Gobert, artist. Living from 1662 to 1744 he was a member of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture.

Léopold-Clément de Lorraine. 1710's.
Léopold-Clément de Lorraine. 1710’s. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/leopold-clement-charles-de-lorraine-pierre-gobert.html
The young Louis XV. 1714.
The young Louis XV. 1714. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-young-louis-xv-1714-oil-on-canvas-pierre-gobert.html
Girl with a bird cage. ca. 1712.
Girl with a bird cage. ca. 1712. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/girl-with-a-bird-cage-ca-1712-oil-on-canvas-pierre-gobert.html
Princess Louise of France. 1728-1733.
Princess Louise of France. 1728-1733. In the public domain due to age. via http://monarquiasdeeuropa.blogspot.com/2011/04/luisa-de-francia.html
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Portraits of children by Irish painter Sir Martin Archer Shee. Living from 1769 to 1850, he served as president of the Royal Academy and the Birmingham Society of Artists.

Portrait of Jane Pomeroy. ca. 1790.
Portrait of Jane Pomeroy. ca. 1790. Image © Timothy Langston Fine Art and Antiques, London. Fair use license. via http://www.timothylangston.com/stock/151188/sir-martin-archer-shee-1769-1850#
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Portrait of William Archer Shee, the Artist’s Son. ca. 1820. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Archer_Shee_(1810%E2%80%931899),_the_Artist%27s_Son_MET_DP169500.jpg
Queen Victoria as a child. 1820's.
Queen Victoria as a child. 1820’s. Fair use license. via https://www.artranked.com/topic/Victoria#&gid=1&pid=12

Portraits of 19th century children in tartan plaid. Made fashionable by the children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, in no time children around the world were dressed like little Scots highlanders whether they were or not.

"Children of John and Mary Ross." 1843.
“Children of John and Mary Ross.” 1843. American. Samuel Bell Waugh, artist (1814-1885). Image ©Gilcrease Museum. Fair use license. via https://collections.gilcrease.org/object/01261220
"Portrait of young Harry Herbert Keith." ca. 1860.
“Portrait of young Harry Herbert Keith.” ca. 1860. American school. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.curiousandunusualtartans.com/portraiture
"Portrait of a Young Boy, Wearing Highland Dress." 1892.
“Portrait of a Young Boy, Wearing Highland Dress.” 1892. French. Charles Henri Hilaire Michel, artist (1817-1905). In the public domain due to age. via https://www.curiousandunusualtartans.com/portraiture

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