Roubiliac

Roubillac

noun
  1. Louis-François (lwifrɑ̃swa). ?1695–1762, French sculptor: lived chiefly in England: his sculptures include the statue of Handel in Vauxhall Gardens (1737)
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Examples from the Web for roubiliac

Historical Examples of roubiliac

  • Roubiliac was to supply the best marble he could for the money.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • There is no necessity for running through a list of Roubiliac's works.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • Reynolds had painted the picture as a present to his friend, Mr. Roubiliac.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • It also appears that Roubiliac furnished a statue of Milton for the gardens.

    South London

    Sir Walter Besant

  • Ware was heard to tell this story, while he was sitting to Roubiliac for his bust.