Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Statue of Asklepios

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Asklepios was the Greek god of medicine and patron of physicians.  The contrasting directions representing the planes of the body and the strong folds of the drapery produce an elegant spiral twist and convey a sense of movement.

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Pentelic marble

H 36

Museum purchase, United Hellenic American Congress and the William H. Noble Bequest Fund

1981.41

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