Complete Works of Rizal

Jose Rizal was a polymath who excelled in different fields. The following is a list of known works (novels, essays, poems, plays, sculptures, and paintings) by Rizal.

Novels and Essays

  • Noli Me Tángere, novel, 1887
  • El Filibusterismo, (novel, 1891), sequel to Noli Me Tángere
  • Alin Mang Lahi (“Whate’er the Race”), a Kundiman attributed to Dr. Jose Rizal
  • The Friars and the Filipinos (Unfinished)
  • Toast to Juan Luna and Felix Hidalgo (Speech, 1884), given at Restaurante Ingles, Madrid
  • The Diaries of José Rizal
  • Rizal’s Letters is a compendium of Dr. Jose Rizal’s letters to his family members, Blumentritt, Fr. Pablo Pastells and other reformers
    “Come se gobiernan las Filipinas” (Governing the Philippine islands)
  • Filipinas dentro de cien años essay, 1889–90 (The Philippines a Century Hence)
  • La Indolencia de los Filipinos, essay, 1890 (The indolence of Filipinos)[51]
  • Makamisa unfinished novel
  • Sa Mga Kababaihang Taga Malolos, essay, 1889, To the Young Women of Malolos
  • Annotations to Antonio de Moragas, Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas (essay, 1889, Events in the Philippine Islands)



  • El Consejo de los Dioses (The Council of Gods)
  • Junto Al Pasig (Along the Pasig)
  • San Euistaquio, Mártyr (Saint Eustache, the Martyr)


  • The Triumph of Science over Death


  • Saturnina Rizal in oil now being displayed in Rizal Shrine in Fort Santiago
  • Dapitan church curtains in oil made in Dapitan in 1984.
  • An oil painting on a pair of mother-of-pearl shells painted in Dapitan and given as a token to Doña Leonor Valenzuela and later passed on to Doña Margarita Valenzuela
  • Water color painting of the Spanish coat of arms done during San Rafael fiesta in Calamba in 1867
  • Allegory on a pair of porcelain bases of the new year celebration in oil painted in Berlin in 1886
  • Crayon painting of Christ crucified done in 1875
  • Crayon painting of Immaculate Conception made in Manila, 1974
  • Crayon painting of Portrait of Morayta made in Barcelona, 1885

See also Rizal’s Paintings.