Michelangelo Drawings List

Year Title Current Location City Country  Medium Size (cm)
1488 Copy of a Figure from Tribute Money by Masaccio Unknown



1490 Study After a Figure in Giotto's Ascension of St. John the Evangelist The Louvre
Paris France Pen and brown ink 31.8x 20.5
1495 - 1500 Three Figures in Adoration Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Pen and brown ink over black chalk 26.9x 19.4

Two Figures Leaning Forward Teylers Museum
Haarlem France Pen and brown ink 26.9x 19.4

An Old Man Wearing a Hat (Philosopher) The British Museum London England Pen and brown ink
33.1x 21.5
1500 - 1505 Head of a Man in Profile The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink 13x 13
1501 - 1505 The Virgin and Child with St. Anne Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Pen and brown ink
25.7x 17.5
1503 - 1504
Capitals, Smaller Studies, and Lines from a Sonnet The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink 18.3x 18.6

A Battle-Scene; Two Figures The British Museum London England Pen and brown ink
18.6x 18.3
1504 Study for The Battle of Cascina Albertina
Vienna Austria Black stone

Study for the Battle of Cascina Galleria degli Uffizi Florence Italy Black chalk over stylus 23.5x 35.6

A Battle-Scene Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Pen and brown ink 17.9x 25.1
1504 - 1505
A Male Nude Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk with lead white
40.4x 25.8

A Group of Three Nude Men; the Virgin and Child The British Museum
London England Black chalk, pen and brown ink over leadpoint 31.5x 27.8

A Male Nude Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk with white lead 40.4x 25.8

A Seated Male Nude Twisting Around The British Museum London England
Pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, and white lead over leadpoint and stylus 42.1x 28.7

A Youth Beckoning; A Right Leg The British Museum London England Pen and Brown Ink and Black Chalk 37.5x 23

Studies of Infants The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink over black chalk
37.5x 23

Two Putti; A Nude; A Left Leg The British Museum London England
Pen and brown ink and black chalk 31.5x 27.8

A Male Nude; Studies of Apostles; the Virgin and Child; and a Capital Galleria degli Uffizi
Florence Italy Black chalk and pen and brown ink over leadpoint 27.2x 26.2

An Apostle Holding a Book
The Louvre
Paris
France Pen and brown ink over black chalk 20.1x 78
1508
Scheme for the Sistine Chapel Ceiling; Studies of Arms and a Male Torso Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit U.S.A
Pen and brown ink over stylus and black chalk
25x 36

Scheme for the Sistine Chapel Ceiling; Studies of Arms The British Museum London England
Pen and brown ink over leadpoint and stylus and black chalk
27.5x 38.6

Judith and Holofernes Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk
22.5x 40.4

One Kneeling and Three Seated Nude Men The British Museum London England Leadpoint, pen and brown Ink 18.8x 24.5

A Male Torso
The British Museum
London England Black chalk 24.5x 18.8
1508 - 1509 The Erythrean Sibyl
The British Museum London England Pen and brown ink with brown wash and black chalk 38.7x 26

Sistine Vault Scheme; Hand Study; and Sibyl The British Museum
London England Black chalk
38.7x 26
1508 - 1510 Head of a Youth and a Right Hand The British Museum London
England Red and black chalk over stylus with pen and brown ink 33.1x 21.5
1508 - 1512 Study for The Nude above the Persian Sibyl Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk with pen and brown ink

1510
Studies of a Male Torso; Various Figure Studies The Teyler Museum Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk and pen and brown ink 28.5x 19.4
1510- 1513
Various Studies for the Sistine Ceiling and the Tomb of Pope Julius II Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Red chalk and quill and ink 28.5x 19.4
1511 Study for the Libyan Sibyl The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City U.S.A Red chalk
28.9x 21.4

Study for Adam The British Museum London England
Red chalk 19.3x 25.9

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk
14x 14.5

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Black chalk 14x 14.5

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Pen and brown ink
14x 14.2

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Pen and brown ink 14x 14.2

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Pen and brown ink
13.8x 14.3

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Pen and brown ink 13.8x 14.3

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk and pen and brown ink
14x 14.5

Sistine Sketchbook Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Black chalk 14x 14.5

Youthful head
The British Museum
London England Red chalk and stylus
25.9x 19.3

A Seated Male Nude Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk with lead white 27.9x 21.4

A Male Head in Profile; Studies of Limbs Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk
29.6x 19.5

Studies for God the Father and attendant angels Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk and leadpoint 21.4x 27.9

Figure Studies, Including the Hand of God
Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk over stylus, leadpoint and black chalk 29.6x 19.5
1511 - 1512 Studies for Haman The British Museum London England Red chalk 40.6x 20.7

Studies for Haman Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red and black chalk
25.2x 20.5

Fragmentary Study for the Head of Haman and Other Figures Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Red and black chalk 25.2x 20.5

Josophat (Iosophat) Ashmolean Museum
London England Red chalk
20.5x 21.2
1513 Study for the Julius Tomb
Galleria degli Uffizi Florence Italy Pen and brown ink and brown wash over black chalk 29x 36.1
1514 Studies for the Dying Slave and of Flayed arms Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Pen and brown ink and red chalk over stylus
28.5x 20.7
1516 The Flagellation of Christ The British Museum
London England Red chalk over stylus
23.5x 23.6

Christ at the Column The British Museum
London England Black chalk with white lead and stylus
27.5x 14.3

Lazarus The British Museum
London England Red and black chalk
25.2x 11.9

Lazarus The British Museum
London England Red chalk
25.1x 14.5

Studies after the Codex Corner
The British Museum
London England Red chalk
28.8x 21.7

Studies after the Codex Corner and for the Façade of S. Lorenzo The British Museum
London England Red chalk
28.8x 21.7

Head of a Young Man(?)
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Red chalk
20.5x 16.5
1518
Elevation of the Lower Story of the Julius Tomb The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink
26x 23.8

Pieces of the Lower Story of the Julius
Tomb
The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink
26x 23.8
1520 - 1521
Vases; A Male Nude (Victory); Portions of a Sonnet
The British Museum
London England Black chalk
29.7x 21

Studies for a Free-Standing Tomb The British Museum
London England Black chalk
22x 20.9

Studies for a Double Wall tomb The British Museum
London England Black chalk
26.4x 18.8

Studies for a Double Tomb The British Museum
London England Black chalk
26.4x 18.8

Study for a Double Tomb The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink
21x 16.2

Study for a Double Tomb The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink
21x 16.2

Study for a Single Wall Tomb The British Museum
London England Black chalk
29.7x 21

Design for the Tomb of Giuliano de'Medici The Louvre
Paris France Black chalk and brown wash
32.1x 20.3

Design for the Tomb of the Magnifici The Louvre
Paris France Black chalk and brown wash
37.9x 24.2
1520 - 1524
Head of a Man in Profile Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Red chalk
28.2x 19.8
1522 - 1526
Studies for a Virgin and Child The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink, red and black chalk
39.6x 27
1523 The Three Crosses The British Museum
London England Red chalk
39.4x 28.1

Studies for a Deposition Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk
27.2x 19.1

Stooping Woman, and Copies after Giotto Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Red chalk
19x 27.2
1524
Study of an Antique Torso of Venus The British Museum
London England Black chalk
25.6x 18

Studies for the Laurentian Library Vestibule (Ricetto) Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Pen and brown ink and black chalk
20.7x 24.7

Studies for the Laurentian Library Vestibule (Ricetto) Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Pen and brown ink and black chalk
20.6x 24.8
1524-1525
Study for Day Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk
25.8x 33.2

Study for Day Ashmolean Museum
Oxford
England Black chalk
17.6x 27

Studies for the Right Arm of Night Ashmolean Museum
Oxford
England Black and red chalk
33.2x 25.8

Hercules and Antaeus and Other Studies Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Red Chalk
28.8x 42.7

Figure and Animal Studies; A Canzone
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Red chalk
28.8x 42.7

Studies for Day Teylers Museum
Haarlem
Netherlands Black chalk
19.2x 25.7

Studies for Day
Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk
26.6x 16.2

The Left Leg of Day Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk  over stylus
20.7x 24.7

A Left Leg and Four Studies of a Knee (Day) Teylers Museum
Haarlem
Netherlands Black chalk
20.6x 24.8

Study of Shoulders The British Museum
London England Black chalk
27.5x 35.9

The Left Leg of Day; Head of a Young Man The British Museum
London England Black chalk
15x 18.5

Grotesque Heads; Hercules and Antaeus The British Museum
London England Red and black chalk over stylus
25.5x 35
1524 - 1530 Reclining Male Nude The British Museum
London England Black chalk over stylus
17.8x 29.6
1525
Marble Block Diagram for a River God The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink 13.7x 20.9

Girl with a Spindle The British Museum
London England Black chalk
28.8x 18.2

Half-Length Figure of a Woman The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink over red and black chalk
32.3x 25.8

Half-Length Figure of a Woman The British Museum
London England Black chalk
32.3x 25.8

Studies of Profiles, Eyes and Locks of Hair The British Museum
London England Red and black chalk
25.4x 33.8

Dragon The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink over black and red chalk
25.4x 33.8

Head of a Child Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk
23.7x 16
1525 - 1528 Heads and Figures
The British Museum
London England Red chalk
23.5x 28.7

Ideal Head of a Woman The British Museum
London England Black chalk
28.7x 23.5
1526 Design for the Laurentian Library Door The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink over stylus and leadpoint
28.4x 20.9

Designs for the Laurentian Library Door from the Vestibule (Ricetto) and an External Window The British Museum
London England Pen and brown ink over stylus
28.4x 20.9
1527 - 1530
A Male Nude (Victory) Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk and stylus
40.4x 25.8
1528 - 1532
Andrea Quaratesi The British Museum
London England Black chalk
41.1x 29.2
1529 - 1530 Studies for the Head of Leda Casa Buonarroti
Florence Italy Red chalk
35.4x 26.9
1530s
Grotesque Heads Städel Museum
Frankfurt Germany Red chalk
26x 41
1530 Two Men with Spears The British Museum
London England Red chalk over black chalk
25.5x 35

The Worship of the Brazen Serpent Ashmolean Museum
London England Red chalk
24.4x 33.5

Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist The British Museum
London England Black chalk
31.4x 20
1530 - 1534
The Holy Family with the Infant Baptist The British Museum
London England Black chalk
31.7x 19.1
1530 - 1535 Studies for a Pietà and a Column The Royal Library
Windsor England Black and red chalk
25.7x 22.1

The Lamentation The British Museum
London England Black chalk
28.2x 26.2
1532 -1533
Resurrection of Christ The British Museum
London England Black chalk
32.6x 28.6

The Risen Christ The Royal Library
Windsor England Black chalk
37.2x 22

The Risen Christ The British Museum London England Black chalk 40.6x 27.1

The Risen Christ The British Museum
London England Black chalk
41.4x 27.4

Fabulous Monster and a Nude Man Holding a Dish The British Museum London England Black chalk 41.4x 27.4
1533
The Fall of Phaeton The Royal Library
Windsor England Charcoal
41.3x 23.4

The Fall of Phaeton
The British Museum London England Black chalk over stylus
31.3x 21.7
1534-1536
Studies for The Last Judgment The British Museum London England Black chalk
38.5x 25.3

Studies for the lower left of The Last Judgment The Royal Collection
Windsor England Black chalk


Study for The Last Judgment Casa Buonarroti Florence Italy Black chalk and pen
58.3x 44.7

Study for St. Lawrence Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk
24.2x 18.2

Male Nude Seen from Behind Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk 24.2x 18.2

Studies for a Crucified Christ Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk
33.1x 22.9

A Crucified Christ; Architectural Profiles Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black and red chalk 33.1x 22.9

Two Heads and Other Studies The British Museum
London England Black and red chalk
25.3x 38.5

A Fighting Angel The British Museum London England Black chalk 26.2x 18.1

A Condemned Sinner
The British Museum
London England Black chalk
26.2x 18.1

A Flying Angel and Other Studies The British Museum London England Black chalk 40.7x 27.2

Flying Angels The British Museum
London England Black chalk
40.7x 27.2
1537
Design for a Salt-Cellar The British Museum London England Black chalk 21.7x 15.5
1538 - 1540
Pietà Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Boston U.S.A Black chalk
29.5x 19.5
1539 - 1541
A Male Nude Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk 21.6x 26.6

A Male Nude in Profile The British Museum
London England Black chalk
23.3x 29.3

A Male Nude
Seen from Behind
The British Museum London England Black chalk 29.3x 23.3

Crucifixion The British Museum
London England Black chalk
37x 27
1545 - 1547
Annunciate Angel The British Museum London England Black chalk 19.6x 28.3

The Annunciation The British Museum
London England Black chalk
28.3x 19.6

The Virgin Annunciate The British Museum London England Black chalk 34.8x 22.4

The Virgin Annunciate The British Museum
London England Black chalk
34.8x 22.4
1547-1549, 1560s
A Window
Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Black chalk with white lead and brown wash
41.9x 27.7
1550s
Carrying of Christ to the Tomb Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Red chalk
37.5x 28

The Epifania Cartoon The British Museum London England Black chalk 232.7x 165.6

Ground Plan of the Lantern's Base; Figure Studies Teylers Museum
Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk over stylus
39.9x  23.5

Section through the Dome of St Peter's, Figure Studies Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk over stylus
39.9x 23.5
1550-1555
Three Fragments of a Pietà Teylers Museum Haarlem Netherlands Black chalk 13.3x 11.6, 16.5x 18.9, 7.5x 8.1
1550-1555, 1555-1560
Studies of Two Fighting Men; and of Christ Purifying the Temple
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk
21x 24.5
1555 - 1560
Christ Purifying the Temple The British Museum
London England Black chalk
61x 40

Christ Purifying the Temple The British Museum London England Black chalk 14.8x 27.6

Christ Purifying the Temple The British Museum
London England Black chalk
13.9x 16.7

Christ Purifying the Temple The British Museum London England Black chalk 17.8x 37.2

Studies for Christ Purifying the Temple The British Museum
London England Black chalk
17.8x 37.2

The Risen Christ Appearing to his Mother Ashmolean Museum Oxford England Black chalk 22x 20
1555 - 1564
The Crucifixion with Two Mourners Ashmolean Museum
Oxford England Black chalk with white lead
27.8x 23.4

The Crucifixion with Two Mourners The British Museum London England Black chalk with white lead 43.2x 28.9

The Crucifixion with the Virgin and St. John The British Museum
London England Black chalk with white lead
41.2x 27.9

Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and Saint John The British Museum London England Black chalk with white lead 41.3x 28.6

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