Famous Renaissance Sculptures

List of famous Renaissance sculptures, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Renaissance period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic sculptures in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Renaissance sculptures, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned sculptures from the Renaissance period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

This list features pieces like Moses and Slaves. Featuring works from Italian sculptors and more, this list has it all. 

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Renaissance sculptures?” and “What are examples of Renaissance sculptures?”

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  • Cristo della Minerva
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    • Artist: Michelangelo
    • Subject: Jesus Christ
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    • Artist: Michelangelo
    • Subject: David
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    • Artist: Bartolommeo Bandinelli
    • Subject: Cacus, Heracles, Hercules
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
  • Judith and Holofernes
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    • Artist: Donatello
    • Subject: Holofernes
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance