Roubiliac


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Roubiliac

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Louis-Fran?ois . ?1695--1762, French sculptor: lived chiefly in England: his sculptures include the statue of Handel in Vauxhall Gardens (1737)
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(106.) Louis-Franpois Roubiliac, Monumento funerario del obispo Bishop, 1743-1746, Catedral de Worcester.
(40.) Michael Rysbrack (1684-1770), Peter Scheemakers (1691-1781), John Cheere (1709-87), Louis Francois Roubiliac (1695-1762) and Thomas Banks (1735-1805)
(18) Malcolm Baker, 'Roubiliac, Louis Francois (1702-1762); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn.
Roubiliac gives a heroic view of the composer gazing into the heavens for inspiration.
The Marble Index: Roubiliac and Sculptural Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Britain
His son, who assumed the name Nightingale under the will of a rich uncle, married Lady Elizabeth Shirley, daughter of the second Earl Ferrers--the woman immortalised in a dramatic tomb by Louis-Francois Roubiliac in Westminster Abbey.
The exhibition, 'Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac and the Portrait Bust', which opens this month at Waddesdon Manor (18 June-26 October), brings together eight versions by the sculptor Louis Francois Roubiliac of the poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744; see Contents, p.
Includes works by Degas, Rodin, Giambologna and Roubiliac and new research.
The introduction of Louis-Frangois Roubiliac's freestanding statue of the composer Handel to Vauxhall in the spring of 1738, and the elaborate series of paintings by Hayman adorning the supper-boxes flanking the Grove that followed in the early 1740s, had helped transform the physical appearance of the gardens.
We might here simply note that Roubiliac and Rysbrack are both recorded as having made self-portraits; that self-portrait sculptures by Giambologna, William Rush and Rodin exist; and that, in our own time in a great wave of self-portraiture, in addition to the three-dimensional self-portraits Hall includes in his final chapter, there are notable works by artists such as Marc Quinn--one version of Self, made from his own frozen blood, is in the National Portrait Gallery--and Ron Mueck, who began his career as a special effects artist.
The Inside Work may be seen by those who desire it.' (26) This clock was finished by John Pyke, clockmaker to Frederick, Prince of Wales, and its elaborate case included reliefs in silver, based on models by Rysbrack and bronzes representing the seated figures of the four Grand Monarchies modelled by the French London-based sculptor Louis Franqois Roubiliac (1702-62).