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.

Sculpture[edit]

Image Title Year Location Material Dimensions
Head of a lion c. 1489–1494[1] found Marble
Madonna of the stairs c. 1491 Casa Buonarroti, Florence Marble 55.5 × 40 cm
Battle of the Centaurs c. 1492 Casa Buonarroti, Florence Marble 84.5 × 90.5 cm
Hercules c. 1492–3 Lost Marble
Crucifix c. 1493 Santo Spirito, Florence Polychrome wood 142 × 135 cm
St Petronius from The Ark of St Dominic 1494–1495 Marble height 64 cm
St Proclus from The Ark of St Dominic 1494–1495 Marble height 58.5 cm
Angel from The Ark of St Dominic 1494–1495 Marble height 51.5 cm
Young St John the Baptist 1495–1496 Lost Marble
Sleeping Cupid 1496 Lost Marble
Bacchus 1496–1497 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Marble height 203 cm
Standing Cupid 1497 Lost Marble
Pietà 1498-1499 St. Peter's Basilica, Rome Marble height 174 cm, width at the base 195 cm
David 1501–1504 Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence Marble height 5.17 meter (17 ft)
Madonna and Child (Madonna of Bruges) 1501–1504 Church of Our Lady, Bruges Marble height 128 cm
St. Paul 1503–1504 Cathedral, Siena Marble
St. Peter 1503–1504 Cathedral, Siena Marble
St. Pius 1503–1504 Cathedral, Siena Marble
St. Gregory 1503–1504 Cathedral, Siena Marble
Madonna and Child (Tondo Pitti) c. 1503-1504 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Marble 85,8 × 82 cm
Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John (Taddei Tondo) c. 1504-1506 Royal Academy of Arts, London Marble/Coon(a type of graphite) diameter 82.5 cm
St. Matthew c. 1505 Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence Marble height 271 cm
Tomb of Pope Julius II 1505-1545[2] San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Statue of Julius II (destroyed 1511) 1508 Formerly Basilica of San Petronio, Bologna Bronze
Moses c. 1513–1515 San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Rebellious Slave 1513–1516 Louvre, Paris
Dying Slave 1513–1516 Louvre, Paris
Young Slave 1520–1523 Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Florence Marble
Atlas Slave 1520–1523 Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Florence Marble height 2.77 m
Awakening Slave 1520–1523 Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Florence Marble height 2.67 m
Bearded Slave 1520–1523 Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Florence Marble height 2.63 m
The Genius of Victory c. 1532–1534 Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Marble height 261 cm
Rachel 1545 San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Leah 1545 San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome
Tomb of Giuliano de' Medici, Night and Day c. 1526-1534
Tomb of Lorenzo de' Medici, Dusk and Dawn[3] c. 1524-1534
Virgin and Child
Apollo (David) c. 1530 Museo Nazionale del Bargello Marble height 146 cm
Crouching Boy c. 1530–1534 State Hermitage, St. Petersburg Marble height 54 cm
Cristo della Minerva (Christ Carrying the Cross) 1519–1520 church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome Marble height 205 cm
Brutus 1538 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Marble height 95 cm
Florentine Pietà c. 1547-1553 Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence Marble height 253 cm
Rondanini Pietà 1552–1564[4] Castello Sforzesco, Milan Marble height 195 cm

Attributed sculpture[edit]

Image Title Year Location Material Dimensions
The Young Archer c. 1491–1492 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Marble height 97 cm
Crucifix[5] 1497–1498? Santa María de Montserrat, Monistrol_de_Montserrat Ivory
Apollo (David) c. 1530 Museo Nazionale del Bargello Marble height 146 cm
Palestrina Pietà[6] c. 1555 Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence Marble height 253 cm

Painting[edit]

Image Details Notes
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[7]
Oil and tempera on panel
120 cm (47 ½ in) diameter
Uffizi, Florence
The Battle of Cascina
1504
Lost
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
1508–1512
Fresco
Sistine Chapel, Rome
The Last Judgment
1534–1541
Fresco
1,370 cm × 1,200 cm (540 in × 470 in)
Sistine Chapel, Rome
Leda and the Swan
circa 1530
Egg tempera on panel
Lost
The Conversion of Saul
circa 1542–1545
Fresco
625 cm × 661 cm (246 in × 260 in)
Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, Rome
The Crucifixion of St. Peter
circa 1546–1550
Fresco
625 cm × 662 cm (246 in × 261 in)
Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, Rome

Attributed paintings[edit]

Image Details Notes
The Torment of Saint Anthony
c. 1487–1488[8]
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.[9][10]
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

Architecture[edit]

Image Building City Notes
Chapel of Leo X
Castel Sant'Angelo
1514-1515
Rome
Plan for facade
Basilica of San Lorenzo
1516–1520
Florence Unexecuted
New Sacristy (Medici Chapel)
Basilica of San Lorenzo
1520–1534
Florence
Laurentian Library
Basilica of San Lorenzo
1523–1559
Florence
City fortifications
1528–1529
Florence
Piazza del Campidoglio complex
Capitoline Hill
1536–1546
Rome
Palazzo Farnese
1546
Rome
St. Peter's Basilica
1546–1564
Rome
San Giovanni dei Fiorentini
1559–1560
Rome
Sforza Chapel
Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
c. 1560
Rome
Porta Pia
1561–1565
Rome
Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri
1563–1564
Rome

Presentation drawings and cartoons[edit]

Image Details Notes
The Dream of Human Life
c. 1533
Black chalk on laid paper
39.8 × 27.8 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London[11]
The Fall of Phaëthon
1533
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[12]
Crucified Christ
c. 1541
36.8 × 26.8 cm
British Museum, London
Epifania
c. 1550–3
232.7 × 165.6 cm
British Museum, London

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Michelangelo". NNDB. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  2. ^ Underwent six different phases, in 1505, 1513, 1516, 1525–1526, 1532 and 1542
  3. ^ also known as Evening and Morning
  4. ^ Unfinished
  5. ^ New attribution, disputed. Previously attributed to Ghiberti
  6. ^ The attribution of this work to Michelangelo is disputed.
  7. ^ http://www.artbible.info/art/large/508.html
  8. ^ Earliest Known Painting by Michelangelo Acquired By the Kimbell Art Museum, Kimbell Art Museum, 2009-05-13, retrieved 2009-05-13
  9. ^ Provenance details at https://www.kimbellart.org/Collections/Collections-Detail.aspx?P=&TypeID=&Focus=&cid=8666&prov=true&cons=false#prov
  10. ^ Budd, Denise, "Michaelangelo's first painting" [exhibition review], The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2010. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Michelangelo%27s+First+Painting.-a0240916107
  11. ^ "The Dream (Il Sogno)". A&A. Courtuald Institute of Art. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  12. ^ "Pietà". Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Retrieved 1 November 2012.