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Works of Art (105)

The Alling Children, ca. 1839, Oliver Tarbell Eddy (American), Oil on canvas (66.242.21)
The Babes in the Wood, ca. 1850; this carving, 1851, Thomas Crawford (American), Marble (94.9.4)
"Baby Figure," 12th–9th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Ceramic, cinnabar, red ocher (1979.206.1134)
Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children, ca. 1616–17, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian), Italian (Rome), Marble (1976.92)
Bacchanal: The Satyr's Family, 1763, Jean Honoré Fragonard (French), Etching (1996.328.2)
Birth of Cupid, Master of Flora (Italian, Fontainebleau), Oil on wood (41.48)
The Blackboard, Poland, 1948, David "Chim" Seymour (American, born Poland), Gelatin silver print (59.559.70)
Bone figurine with articulated arms and legs, 3rd century B.C., Greek (11.212.43)
Boy and Duck, 1895–96; this cast, 1901, Frederick William MacMonnies (American), Bronze (22.61)
The Boy with a Sword, 1862, Édouard Manet (French), Etching and aquatint, third state (1980.1077)
Boys in a Dory, 1873, Winslow Homer (American), Watercolor washes and gouache over graphite underdrawing on medium rough textured white wove paper (2001.608.1)
Breton Brother and Sister, 1871, William Bouguereau (French), Oil on canvas (87.15.32)
Charity, Guido Reni (Italian, Bolognese), Oil on canvas (1974.348)
Charity, mid-16th century, Franco-Flemish, Alabaster (65.110)
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. 1180–90, Made in Limoges, France, Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior (17.190.514)
Child Saint Sambandar, Chola period (880–1279), late 11th century, India (Tamil Nadu), Copper alloy (2010.230)
A Child with a Bulldog, 1778, Marguerite Gérard (French) after Jean Honoré Fragonard (French), Etching, second state of three (2011.279)
Child with Toy Hand Grenade, 1962, Diane Arbus (American), Gelatin silver print (2001.474)
Childbirth scene, ca. 310–30 B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2698)
[Children from the Village of Kalabshah, Nubia], 1852, Ernest Benecke (English, active France), Salted paper print from paper negative (2005.100.257)
Children's Games, 1959, Rufino Tamayo (Mexican), Oil on canvas (1983.208)
Crozier Head, ca. 1350, French, Ivory (17.190.164)
Death Carrying a Child, ca. 1648, Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florentine), Etching (59.570.379.3)
Death of the Demoness Putana: Page from a dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Krishna), ca. 1610, India (Rajasthan, Bikaner), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (2002.176)
Diptych with Scenes of the Life of Christ and the Virgin, Saint Michael, John the Baptist, Thomas Becket, and the Trinity, ca. 1350, Carved in Cologne, Germany, Ivory (1970.324.8a,b)
Ecce Puer (Behold the Child), 1906, Medardo Rosso (Italian), Bronze (1990.304)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, ca. 1280–1300, Navarre, Spain, Maple, paint, and gilt (53.67)
Ernesta (Child with Nurse), 1894, Cecilia Beaux (American), Oil on canvas (65.49)
First Steps, after Millet, 1890, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch), Oil on canvas (64.165.2)
Fountain Figure of a Winged Infant, 1432, Italy (Florence), Gilt bronze (1983.356)
Fragmentary terracotta pinax (plaque) with a dancing girl, 5th century B.C., Cretan (53.5.39)
Genius of Mirth, 1842; this version, 1843, Thomas Crawford (American), Marble (97.13.1)
Grave stele of a little girl, ca. 450–440 B.C., Greek, Parian marble (27.45)
Grave stele of a youth and a little girl, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Parian marble (11.185a-c,f,g)
Grave stele with a family group, ca. 360 B.C.; Classical, Greek, Attic, Pentelic marble (11.100.2)
A Group of Children Playing under the Plum Blossoms in the Snow, 1887, Hashimoto Chikanobu (Japanese), Woodblock print (JP3341)
His First Journey, 1901; this cast, ca. 1906, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American), Bronze (06.307)
Holiday Visit, Chinatown, San Francisco, 1896–1906, Arnold Genthe (American, born Germany), Gelatin silver print (53.680.6)
The Holy Family with Infant Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1524–26, Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian), Oil on wood (2011.26)
The Holy Family, ca. 1512–13, Joos van Cleve (Netherlandish), Oil on wood (32.100.57)
Icon with the Virgin and Child, carved mid-10th–11th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.103)
Indian Girl, or The Dawn of Christianity, 1853–56; this carving, 1855–56, Erastus Dow Palmer (American), Marble (94.9.2)
Intaglio with Eros carrying the weapons of Herakles, 1st century B.C., Roman, Almandine garnet (81.6. 31)
Iphicles and Hercules Attacked by Snakes, mid-15th century, Italy; Padua, Terracotta (2006.453)
John and Louisa Stock, 1845, Joseph Whiting Stock (American), Oil on canvas (66.242.19)
John Barnard, 1744, John Michael Rysbrack (Flemish), English, Marble (1976.330)
Kalamkari hanging with figures in an architectural setting, Qutb Shahi period (1496–1687), ca. 1640–50, India, Deccan, Cotton, plain weave, mordant painted and dyed, resist dyed (20.79)
Kolobrzeg, Poland, 1992, Rineke Dijkstra (Dutch), Chromogenic print(2001.307)
Kylix, ca. 460 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Painter of Munich 2660, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (17.230.10)
La Petite Reposée, 1756, François Boucher (French), Etching (1998.524)
Laila and Majnun at School: Page from the Khamsa of Nizami (Quintet of Nizami), A.H. 835 /1431–32 A.D., Artist: possibly Mir Khalil; calligrapher: Ja'far, Herat, present-day Afghanistan, Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper (1994.232.4)
Las Meninas, after Velázquez, ca. 1778, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish), Etching, drypoint, burin, roulette, and aquatint; working proof of the third state, Promised Gift of Derald H. and Janet Ruttenberg
Liberia, 1931, Martin Munkacsi (American, born Hungary), Gelatin silver print) (1987.1100.35)
Louise Brongniart (1772–1845), 18th century (after a model of 1777), After Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Marble (14.40.670)
Madonna and Child, 1370s, Paolo di Giovanni Fei (Italian), Tempera on wood, gold ground (41.190.13)
Madonna and Child, ca. 1480, Carlo Crivelli (Italian), Tempera and gold on wood (49.7.5)
Madonna and Child, ca. 1485, Filippino Lippi (Italian, Florentine), Tempera, oil, and gold on wood (49.7.10)
Madonna and Child, probably late 1480s, Giovanni Bellini (Italian, Venetian), Oil on wood (08.183.1)
Madonna in the Clouds, ca. 1581 (no later than 1582), Federico Barocci (Italian), Etching and engraving; sheet (
Marguerite-Thérèse (Margot) Bérard (1874–1956), 1879, August Renoir (French), Oil on canvas (61.101.15)
Mrs. Robert Shurlock (Henrietta Ann Jane Russell, 1775–1849) and Her Daughter Ann, 1801, John Russell (English), Pastel on paper, laid down on canvas (67.132)
Newsies at Skeeter Branch, St. Louis, Missouri, 11:00 am, May 9, 1910, Lewis W. Hine (American), Gelatin silver print (1970.727.1)
Occasion for Diriment, 1962, Ralph Eugene Meatyard (American), Gelatin silver print (67.543.29)
Oil lamp, ca. 1515, Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (Italian), Padua, Bronze (2009.58)
Patera handle in the form of a youth, ca. late 6th century B.C., Greek, Bronze (2005.457)
Pavement School, Jaipur, 1948, Henri Cartier-Bresson (French), India, Gelatin silver print (1987.1100.174)
Portrait of a Boy, Roman period, 2nd century, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (18.9.2)
Portrait of Agata Dolci, 1616–86, Carlo Dolci (Italian, Florentine), Red and black chalk on pale gray paper (1994.383)
Portrait of Margaret of Austria, ca. 1490, Jean Hey (Master of Moulins) (Flemish), Oil on oak panel (1975.1.130)
Portrait statue of a boy, Late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Bronze (14.130.1)
The Raymond Children, ca. 1838, Robert Peckham (American), Oil on canvas (66.242.27)
Roland, ca. 1902, William Merritt Chase (American), Oil on canvas (37.20.1)
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836), 18th century (1788), Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Marble (50.145.66)
The Sackville Children, John Hoppner (British), Oil on canvas (53.59.3)
Saint Joseph and the Christ Child, second half of 17th century, Attributed to Nicolaas van der Veken (Flemish), Flemish, Boxwood (1971.68)
The Saithwaite Family, ca. 1785, Francis Wheatley (British), Oil on canvas (2009.357)
Seven-lobed platter with scene of children at play, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, China, Carved red lacquer (L.1996.47.14)
Snap the Whip, 1872, Winslow Homer (American), Oil on canvas (50.41)
Spinario (Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot), probably modeled by 1496, cast ca. 1501, Antico (Pier Jacopo Bonacolsi) (Italian), Bronze, partially gilt and silvered (2012.157)
Statuette of a horse or elephant rider, 3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from ancient Athribis, Egypt, Bronze (55.11.11)
Statuette of a seated youth with articulated arms, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek, Boeotian; Said to be from Thebes, Terracotta (01.13.1)

Statuette of a seated girl with articulated arms, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek, Boeotian, Terracotta (01.13.2)
Statuette of a standing girl, ca. 300 B.C., Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.31)
Statuette of a temple boy, 3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion, Terracotta (74.51.1607)
Statuette of a temple boy, last quarter of 4th century B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion, Terracotta (74.51.1149)
Studies of a Seated Youth in Armor, Attributed to Vittore Carpaccio (Italian, Venetian), Italian, Point of brush and gray wash, highlighted with white, on blue paper (54.119)
Study of a Boy in a Blue Jacket, 1717, Benedetto Luti (Italian), Pastel and chalk on blue laid paper, laid down on paste paper (2007.360)
Study of a Girl in Red, 1717, Benedetto Luti (Italian), Pastel and chalk on blue laid paper, laid down on paste paper (2007.361)
Study of a Young Woman, ca. 1665–67, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1979.396.1)
Terracotta figurine with articulated arms and legs, early 5th century B.C., Greek, Corinthian (44.11.8)
[Three Boys Wading in a Creek], 1883, Thomas Eakins (American), Platinum print (44.75.7)
Three Studies for the Christ Child, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Red chalk (1997.75)
Title page from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature), 1858, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; only state (Glasgow); black ink on tan chine on off-white wove paper (chine-collé) (1970.121.69)
Torso of a youth, Roman overcast of a Greek bronze statue of the early 5th century B.C., Bronze (20.194)
Triptych, ca. 1250–75, North French; possibly Paris, Ivory, paint, gilding with metal mounts (17.190.279a–e)
Two Boys Blowing a Bladder by Candle-light, 1773, Peter Perez Burdett (British), after Joseph Wright (British), Aquatint printed in red and brown inks (68.589A)
Two Children Teasing a Cat, ca. 1590, Attributed to Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), Oil on canvas (1994.142)
[Two Girls in Identical Dresses], ca. 1857, Jeremiah Gurney (American), Daguerreotype (2005.100.325)
Two girls playing a game known as ephedrismos, late 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, Corinthian, Terracotta (07.286.4)
Two Young Girls at the Piano, 1892, Auguste Renoir (French), Oil on canvas (1975.1.201)
Ugolino and His Sons, modeled ca. 1860–61, executed in marble 1865–67, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French), Saint-Béat marble (67.250)
The Virgin and Child Seated at the Foot of a Tree, 1522, Jan Gossart (called Mabuse) (Netherlandish), Engraving (1991.1167)
Virgin and Child, ca. 1525, Joos van Cleve (Netherlandish) and a collaborator, Oil on wood (1982.60.47)
The Visit to the Nursery, 1661, Gabriël Metsu (Dutch), Oil on canvas (17.190.20)
[Young Boy], 1850s, Unknown Artist, American School, Salted paper print from glass negative (2005.100.88)
Young Woman Holding a Candle in a Bedchamber, Nicholaas Verkolje (Dutch) after Godfried Schalcken (Dutch), Published by Gerard Valck (Dutch), Mezzotint (68.753.1)