|The Rockwell child. Was childhood ever this sweet and innocent?|
|Alba Madonna (detail), 1519, Raphael--more than just two squirming children.|
|The Peasant Dance, 1568, Pieter Brueghel. The children get one corner.|
|Boy Asleep over his Book,|
1755, Jean-Baptiste Grueze
|Boy and Girl with a Cat and Eel, |
1635, Judith Leyster
|Off to School, 1883, Charles Burton Barber--is it a girl with her dog or a dog with its girl?|
|Camille Roulin, 1888, Vincent van Gogh|
|The Problem We All Live With, 1963, Norman Rockwell--children as a problem.|
copyright, Jim LaneChildren in Venice at the Peggy Guggenhiem Museum roll marbles coated in tempera.
Children today begin "influencing" art as soon as they learn not to eat the paint.