Unfinished business—Michelangelo and the Pope


Additional resources

Michelangelo at the Accademia in Florence

Design for the Tomb of Pope Julius II at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Copy of a design for the Tomb of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo in the collection of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin State Museums

Michael Hirst, “A Project of Michelangelo’s for the Tomb of Julius II,” Master Drawings 14, no. 4 (1976), pp. 375-430.

Erwin Panofsky, “The First Two Projects of Michelangelo’s Tomb of Julius II,” The Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 4, 1937, pp. 561–579.

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Unfinished business—Michelangelo and the Pope," in Smarthistory, April 15, 2021, accessed May 29, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/michelangelo-unfinished-slaves-accademia/.