Asklepios

Greco-Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 096A; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 4.5 cm (4 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1025

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Asklepios stands with weight on his left leg, leaning on the staff that was in his right hand. His left hand is mostly concealed in the overfolds of his ample himation at his left side. Right hand, right foot, left foot, and staff are missing. Green patina.

Provenance

By 1967: with Jerome M. Eisenberg, 1000 Madison Avenue, New York 10021; gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg to MFA, December 13, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg