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A painful but tender embrace: Robert Pope’s Aesculapius

Caroline Wellbery Washington, DC, United States     Aesculapius Robert Pope (1956-1992) Charcoal on paper, 184 x 80.7 cm, 1991 Robert Pope, early in childhood a student gifted in science, chose art as his career, and no one better melds the observing eye with the understanding heart. The shadow of cancer hung over him during […]