The J. Paul Getty Museum

Fragmentary Statue of Asklepios

Object Details

Title:

Fragmentary Statue of Asklepios

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Roman Empire (Place Created)

Date:

1st century A.D.

Medium:

Marble

Object Number:

70.AA.102

Dimensions:

26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of J. Paul Getty

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1889 - 1910

Aleksandr Ivanovich Nelidow, Russian, 1836 - 1910 (Paris, France)

1910 - 1911

Estate of Aleksandr Ivanovich Nelidow, Russian, 1836 - 1910 [sold, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 24, 1911.]

- 1924

Canessa Gallery [sold, Art collection of the expert antiquarians C. & E. Canessa, American Art Association, New York, January 25, 1924, lot 100.]

- 1925

Edgar J. Bernheimer (New York, New York), by exchange with Joseph Brummer for a marble torso of Venus, 1925.

1925 - 1947

Joseph Brummer, Hungarian, 1883 - 1947, by inheritance to his heirs, 1947.

1947 - 1949

Estate of Joseph Brummer Joseph Brummer, Hungarian, 1883 - 1947 [sold, the notable art collection belonging to the estate of the late Joseph Brummer, Parke-Bernet, New York, April 20, 1949, to French and Co., Inc., New York, for J. Paul Getty.]

1949 - 1970

J. Paul Getty, American, 1892 - 1976, donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1970.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Man: Glory, Jest and Riddle: A Study of the Human Form through the Ages (November 9, 1964 to January 3, 1965)
  • M. H. de Young Memorial Museum (San Francisco), November 9, 1964 to January 3, 1965
Bibliography
Bibliography

Arndt, Paul, and Walther Amelung. Photographische Einzelaufnahmen antiker Sculpturen (Munich: Verlagsanstalt für Kunst und Wissenschaft, 1893-1940), ser. III, pp. 29, 67.

Kjellberg, Lennart. "Asklepios. Eine mythologisch-archäologische Studie. II. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Darstellungen des Asklepios in der griechischen Kunst." Årsskrift. (Upsala: Upsala Universitets, 1897), p. 95, Statuetten, i.

Galerie Georges Petit, Paris. Catalogue des objets antiques; marbres, bronzes, verrerie, céramique, orfèvrerie & objets divers provenant de la collection de Son Exc. Mr. de Nelidow. Experts: C. & E. Canessa. May 23-24, 1911, p. 40, lot 255.

American Art Galleries, New York. Sale cat., The Canessa Collection, January 24, 1924, lot 100.

Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York. The notable art collection belonging to the estate of the late Joseph Brummer, Part I. April 20-23, 1949, lot 162.

Stothart, Herbert. A Handbook of the Sculpture in the J. Paul Getty Museum. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1965), p. 22, no. I-46.