List of works by Michelangelo

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The following is a list of works of painting, sculpture and architecture by the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Lost works are included, but not commissions that Michelangelo never made. Michelangelo also left many drawings, sketches, and some works in poetry.


Head of a Faunc. 1489–1494[1]LostMarble
Madonna of the stairsc. 1491Casa Buonarroti, FlorenceMarble55.5 × 40 cm
Battle of the Centaursc. 1492Casa Buonarroti, FlorenceMarble84.5 × 90.5 cm
Herculesc. 1492–3LostMarble
Crucifixc. 1493Santo Spirito, FlorencePolychrome wood142 × 135 cm
St Petronius from The Ark of St Dominic1494–1495Basilica of San Domenico, BolognaMarbleheight 64 cm
St Proclus from The Ark of St Dominic1494–1495Basilica of San Domenico, BolognaMarbleheight 58.5 cm
Angel from The Ark of St Dominic1494–1495Basilica of San Domenico, BolognaMarbleheight 51.5 cm
Young St John the Baptist [2]1495–1496Sacred Chapel of El Salvador, ÚbedaMarbleheight 130 cm
Sleeping Cupid1496LostMarble
Bacchus1496–1497Museo Nazionale del Bargello, FlorenceMarbleheight 203 cm
Standing Cupid1497LostMarble
Pietà1498-1499St. Peter's Basilica, RomeMarbleheight 174 cm, width at the base 195 cm
David1501–1504Galleria dell'Accademia, FlorenceMarbleheight 5.17 meter (17 ft)
Madonna and Child (Madonna of Bruges)1501–1504Church of Our Lady, BrugesMarbleheight 128 cm
St. Paul1503–1504Cathedral, SienaMarble
St. Peter1503–1504Cathedral, SienaMarble
St. Pius1503–1504Cathedral, SienaMarble
St. Gregory1503–1504Cathedral, SienaMarble
Madonna and Child (Tondo Pitti)c. 1503-1504Museo Nazionale del Bargello, FlorenceMarble85,8 × 82 cm
Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John (Taddei Tondo)c. 1504-1506Royal Academy of Arts, LondonMarble/Coon(a type of graphite)diameter 82.5 cm
St. Matthewc. 1505Galleria dell'Accademia, FlorenceMarbleheight 271 cm
Tomb of Pope Julius II1505-1545[3]San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Statue of Julius II (destroyed 1511)1508Formerly Basilica of San Petronio, BolognaBronze
Mosesc. 1513–1515San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Rebellious Slave1513–1516Louvre, Paris
Dying Slave1513–1516Louvre, Paris
Young Slave1520–1523Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, FlorenceMarble
Atlas Slave1520–1523Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, FlorenceMarbleheight 2.77 m
Awakening Slave1520–1523Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, FlorenceMarbleheight 2.67 m
Bearded Slave1520–1523Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, FlorenceMarbleheight 2.63 m
The Genius of Victoryc. 1532–1534Palazzo Vecchio, FlorenceMarbleheight 261 cm
Rachel1545San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Leah1545San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Tomb of Giuliano de' Medici, Night and Dayc. 1526-1534Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence
Tomb of Lorenzo de' Medici, Dusk and Dawn[4]c. 1524-1534Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence
Apollo (David)c. 1530Museo Nazionale del BargelloMarbleheight 146 cm
Crouching Boyc. 1530–1534State Hermitage, St. PetersburgMarbleheight 54 cm
Cristo della Minerva (Christ Carrying the Cross)1519–1520church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, RomeMarbleheight 205 cm
Brutus1538Museo Nazionale del Bargello, FlorenceMarbleheight 95 cm
Florentine Pietàc. 1547-1553Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, FlorenceMarbleheight 253 cm
Rondanini Pietà1552–1564[5]Castello Sforzesco, MilanMarbleheight 195 cm

Attributed sculpture[edit]

The Young Archerc. 1491–1492Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkMarbleheight 97 cm
Crucifix[6]1497–1498?Santa María de Montserrat, Monistrol de MontserratIvory
Rothschild Bronzes[7]1506-1508Fitzwilliam MuseumBronze
Apollo (David)c. 1530Museo Nazionale del BargelloMarbleheight 146 cm
Palestrina Pietà[8]c. 1555Galleria dell'Accademia, FlorenceMarbleheight 253 cm


The Entombment
circa 1500–1501
Tempera on panel
162 cm × 150 cm (64 in × 59 in)
National Gallery, London
Doni Tondo
(The Holy Family)
circa 1503-1506[9]
Oil and tempera on panel
120 cm (47 ½ in) diameter
Uffizi, Florence
The Battle of Cascina
An unfinished fresco that was to be painted in the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, in competition with Leonardo da Vinci's The Battle of Anghiari
Sistine Chapel ceiling
Sistine Chapel, Rome
The Last Judgment
1,370 cm × 1,200 cm (540 in × 470 in)
Sistine Chapel, Rome
Leda and the Swan
circa 1530
Egg tempera on panel
The Conversion of Saul
circa 1542–1545
625 cm × 661 cm (246 in × 260 in)
Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, Rome
The Crucifixion of St. Peter
circa 1546–1550
625 cm × 662 cm (246 in × 261 in)
Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, Rome

Attributed paintings[edit]

The Torment of Saint Anthony
c. 1487–1488[10]
Oil and tempera on panel
47 cm × 35 cm (18½ in × 13¼ in)
Kimbell Art Museum, purchased from Sotheby's auction, Catalogue of Old Masters sale (Lot No. 69), 9 July 2008 by Adam Williams Fine Art, New York, as "Workshop of Domenico Ghirlandaio". Subsequently purchased by the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX and attributed to Michelangelo.[11][12]
Madonna and Child with St John and Angels
(The Manchester Madonna)
circa 1497
Tempera on panel
105 cm × 76 cm (41 in × 30 in)
National Gallery, London


Chapel of Leo X
Castel Sant'Angelo
Plan for facade
Basilica of San Lorenzo
New Sacristy (Medici Chapel)
Basilica of San Lorenzo
Laurentian Library
Basilica of San Lorenzo
City fortifications
Piazza del Campidoglio complex
Capitoline Hill
Palazzo Farnese
St. Peter's Basilica
San Giovanni dei Fiorentini
Sforza Chapel
Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
c. 1560
Porta Pia
Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

Presentation drawings and cartoons[edit]

The Dream of Human Life
c. 1533
Black chalk on laid paper
39.8 × 27.8 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London[13]
The Fall of Phaëthon
31.2 × 21.5 cm
British Museum, London
Pietà for Vittoria Colonna
c. 1538–44
Black chalk on paper
28.9 × 18.9 cm
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston[14]
Crucified Christ
c. 1541
36.8 × 26.8 cm
British Museum, London
c. 1550–3
232.7 × 165.6 cm
British Museum, London


  1. ^ "Michelangelo". NNDB. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ Underwent six different phases, in 1505, 1513, 1516, 1525–1526, 1532 and 1542
  4. ^ also known as Evening and Morning
  5. ^ Unfinished
  6. ^ New attribution, disputed. Previously attributed to Ghiberti
  7. ^
  8. ^ The attribution of this work to Michelangelo is disputed.
  9. ^
  10. ^ Earliest Known Painting by Michelangelo Acquired By the Kimbell Art Museum, Kimbell Art Museum, 2009-05-13, retrieved 2009-05-13
  11. ^ Provenance details at
  12. ^ Budd, Denise, "Michaelangelo's first painting" [exhibition review], The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2010.
  13. ^ "The Dream (Il Sogno)". A&A. Courtuald Institute of Art. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  14. ^ "Pietà". Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Retrieved 1 November 2012.