The Changing Face of Childhood Portraits

Online | 18 September 2020

Throughout the centuries, artists have been fascinated by painting children. In this episode of Sotheby’s Stories, find out how child portraiture evolved from the depiction of miniature adults to more tender works capturing the energy, vibrancy and true character of children. Discover a range of child portraits by artists such as James Northcote R.A and Sir William Beechey R.A being offered in our upcoming sale of Old Master Paintings (18 – 23 September). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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