The majority of well-known artists such as Picasso, Dalí, and Michelangelo started painting early and completed their first famous artworks before they have reached 30.
Below are listed famous artists’ childhood paintings.
Albrecht Dürer, Self-portrait at Thirteen (1484)
Albrecht Dürer, Self-portrait at the age of thirteen, 1484
Dürer is famous with his self-portrait where he depicted himself in rich atmosphere, however, his first portrait was painted at the age of 13 and it was not any less valuable. The portrait was made when he started to work for his father in jewelry shop but very soon Albrecht realized his true calling and started his education on woodcut illustration with Michael Wolgemut. Eventually he brought an impressive input in the printmaking as such. He was acknowledged as one of the most important German artist of the Renaissance.