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.
By 1967: with Jerome M. Eisenberg, 1000 Madison Avenue, New York 10021; gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg to MFA, December 13, 1967.
Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg
Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 096A; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)
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