How Many Different Works of Michelangelo Are There?

What are your thoughts about the development of the arts especially in the renaissance period? What can be the effects of the art to the life of the people? In what ways people can develop themselves on behalf of the intellectual way by using the arts? Today we are going to make a short analysis about the life of the popular artist Michelangelo and we will give some specific information about the popular works of him. First of all, if we give some information about the period of the Renaissance, it will be beneficial for all of us.


When it is said the name of the Renaissance, people knows the period between the Middle Age and Reformation period. In that period, there are lots of the developments in the different fields in the Europe and if it is asked that which country is the origin of the Renaissance we can say that the name of the country of Italy. The Renaissance stands for the different developments in the different fields like the picture, sculpture, arts and it can be possible to count lots of others. In that period, there are lots of the new popular artists and they are counted in that way: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Donatello and Rafael. Those artists are the most popular artists of the period and now we are going to make a short analysis about the life and the works of the Michelangelo. Let’s look at all together.


The Life and the Works of the Michelangelo

Michelangelo is one of the most popular artists of the period of the Renaissance.  He is not only painter but also he is sculptor, architecture and poet. He is known almost all over the world and there are lots of the effects of him that are given to the arts of the world. He is born in the year of 1475 and he dies in the date of 18 February 1564. When we look at the original name of him we can see that his original name is Michelangeli di Lodovico Buonarroti Simon. When we look at the popular works of him, there are lots of the different famous masterpieces of him that are known all over the whole world. In accordance with the researches, there are 42 sculpture masterpieces of him and the names of them are like that:

Madonna of the stairs

Battle of the Centaurs



St Petronius from The Ark of St Dominic

St Proclus from The Ark of St Dominic

Angel from The Ark of St Dominic

Young St John the Baptist

Sleeping Cupid


Standing Cupid



Madonna and Child (Madonna of Bruges)

St. Paul

St. Peter

St. Pius

St. Gregory

Madonna and Child (Tondo Pitti)

Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John (Taddei Tondo)

St. Matthew

Tomb of Pope Julius II

Statue of Julius II (destroyed 1511)


Rebellious Slave

Dying Slave

Young Slave

Atlas Slave

Awakening Slave

Bearded Slave

The Genius of Victory



Tomb of Giuliano de’ Medici,Night and Day

Tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici,Dusk and Dawn[3]

Virgin and Child

Apollo (David)

Crouching Boy

Cristo della Minerva (Christ Carrying the Cross)


Florentine Pietà

Rondanini Pietà






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