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Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

Art museums are lovely to visit, but one thing always stands out among the classic works of medieval painter: the strange looking babies! If you look through centuries of paintings from the middle ages, a common theme you’ll see are strange looking infants that look more like small men than children. Why is this such a common trope? As it turns out, there’s a reason behind it, and it helps paint medieval art, religion, and society in a very different light.

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