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Louis François Roubiliac

(1702-1762), Sculptor

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 13 portraits
Sculptor. Born in Lyons, he came to London in 1730, making his name with his famous full-length statue of Handel as Apollo, erected in Vauxhall Gardens in 1738 (now in the Victoria and Albert Museum). He was the chief exponent in sculpture of the rococo style in England, and was celebrated for his busts, which show a remarkable feeling for character and are varied in design, full of movement and exquisite in modelling.

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Louis François Roubiliac, attributed to Joseph Wilton - NPG 2145

Louis François Roubiliac

attributed to Joseph Wilton
marble bust, circa 1761
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2145

Louis François Roubiliac, by Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière) - NPG 303

Louis François Roubiliac

by Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière)
oil on canvas, 1762
On display on Floor 2: Turning Heads at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 303

Louis François Roubiliac, by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after  Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière) - NPG D34287

Louis François Roubiliac

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière)
line engraving, published 1762 (1762)
NPG D34287

Louis François Roubiliac, by David Martin, after  Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière) - NPG D19201

Louis François Roubiliac

by David Martin, after Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière)
mezzotint, published 1765 (1762)
NPG D19201

Louis François Roubiliac, by J.W. Cook, published by  John Major, after  Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière) - NPG D34286

Louis François Roubiliac

by J.W. Cook, published by John Major, after Adrien Carpentiers (Carpentière, Charpentière)
line engraving, published 15 October 1827 (1762)
NPG D34286

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