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"Sparse hair of Infant Jesus " (details from "The Small Cowper Madonna") (see related A), 1505 Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (known as Raphael ) (1483-1520) National Gallery of Art , Washington, DC, USA

This a detail of a full image where links to other representations of Madonnas by famous artists are given. In this detail as in other depictions, infant Jesus has sparse hair. In Italy, being "hairy" probably was not a desirable attribute. In medical terms the scalp hair could be referred to as "hypotrichosis". 

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