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Louis-François Roubiliac

 (1702 - 1762)
Louis-François Roubiliac was active/lived in France, England.  LouisFrancois Roubiliac is known for portrait bust and marble statue sculpture.

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Louis-Francois Roubiliac (1695-1762)

The 18th century French Huguenot sculptor, Roubiliac spent most of his artistic career working in Late Baroque England, where he established a reputation for his brilliant and sensitive portrait busts - in stone, marble and terracotta - including those of notable figures like Shakespeare, Handel and Isaac Newton.

As a result of these works, together with his full-length seated marble statue of Handel (1738, Victoria & Albert Museum), numerous tomb sculptures and monumental statues, Roubiliac has come to be regarded as one of the best sculptors ever to work in England.

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