c.1498: Statue of “Henry VIII as a child”

“Laughing child, possibly Henry VIII, c.1498. Possibly commissioned by or presented to Henry VII. Guido Mazzoni
- The Royal Collection

Curated by Lisby

8 Responses

  1. Aimee

    There seems to be doubt as to who the sculpture represents. Please do some research before posting!

  2. Lisby

    It says “possible” above and it *is* a possible bust of Henry VIII as a child, with royal provenance leading to Henry VII. What more do you want, Aimee?

  3. spazmo

    it is also possible that it is the renown hairless child of hamburg ‘baldy kleinschmidt’ (circa 1452).


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