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Roubiliac, Louis François (1702–1762), sculptor

Malcolm Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Roubiliac, Louis François (1702–1762), sculptor, was born on 31 August 1702 in the parish of St Nizier, Lyons, France, the son of Pierre Roubiliac, a merchant, and his wife, Suzanne. His parents were apparently members of a well-established Lyons merchant family with connections with the silk industry. Although ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving

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