Michelangelo, The Prisoners

Michelangelo left many sculptures unfinished, but perhaps none are more beautiful than The Prisoners.

Michelangelo, The Prisoners, c. 1519–36, marble (Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence)

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Michelangelo, The Prisoners," in Smarthistory, April 15, 2021, accessed May 19, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/michelangelo-unfinished-slaves-accademia/.