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List of famous Michelangelo sculptures, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Michelangelo has created some of the most historic sculptures of all time. These popular Michelangelo sculptures fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see sculptures that Michelangelo created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Michelangelo sculptures by clicking the names of the pieces.

This list is made up of a variety of statues and sculptures, including Pietá and David.

This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Michelangelo sculptures?" and "What are examples of Michelangelo sculptures?"
Angel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Michelangelo Sculptures
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The statue of an Angel was created by Michelangelo out of marble. Its height is 51.5 cm. It is situated in the Basilica of San Domenico, Bologna. ...more

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Bacchus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Michelangelo Sculptures
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Bacchus is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo. The statue is somewhat over life-size and depicts Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, in a reeling pose suggestive of drunkenness. Commissioned by Raffaele Riario, a high-ranking Cardinal ...more

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Cristo della Minerva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Michelangelo Sculptures
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The Cristo della Minerva, also known as Christ the Redeemer, Christ Carrying the Cross or the Risen Christ, is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti, finished in 1521. It is in the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome, to the left of the main ...more

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Crucifix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Michelangelo Sculptures
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Two different crucifixes, or strictly wooden corpus figures for crucifixes, are attributed to the High Renaissance master Michelangelo, although neither is universally accepted as his. Both are relatively small figures which would have been produced in Michelangelo's youth. ...more

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