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Roubiliac

/rubijak/
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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  • roubiliac constantly had recourse to the living forms about him; Flaxman preferred instead to turn to the antique.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • There is no necessity for running through a list of roubiliac's works.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • Ware was heard to tell this story, while he was sitting to roubiliac for his bust.

  • 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
  • So roubiliac was himself incessantly acting and attitudinizing, much after the fashion of his statues.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • It is the work of roubiliac, a Frenchman who worked in England in the eighteenth century.

    The Quiver, 1/1900 Anonymous
  • All this was but acting up to the idea Mr. roubiliac had formed of the abstractedness and eccentricity of genius.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • His intimate and fellow-sculptor—a painter also—Adrien Charpentier, executed a characteristic portrait of roubiliac.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • He was very intimate with roubiliac, who was an opposite eastern neighbour of Old Slaughter's.

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