Biography of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762

On 31 Aug 1702 Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 was born in Lyon.

After 1730 Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 worked as an assistant to Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's Sculptor 1703-1781.

Around 1750. Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's Sculptor 1703-1781. Design for a wall memorial. Pen and ink and watercolour.Around 1750. Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's Sculptor 1703-1781. Design for a wall memorial. Pen and ink and watercolour.

After 1739 Adrien Carpentiers Painter 1713-1778 was aquainted with Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762.

On 01 Jan 1741 Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (54) died. His son Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (27) succeeded 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 3rd Marquess Lindsay, 6th Earl Lindsey, 19th Baron Willoughby Eresby.
Monument in the Church of St Michael and All Angels Edenham South Kesteven. Flat Obelisk before which stands life sized carving of the deceased leaning on an Urn, in Roman dress, a putto holding a medallion of the Duchess Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1736. Sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (38).

Around 1760 Joshua Reynolds Painter 1723-1788. Portrait of Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778.

On 08 Apr 1747 Mary Myddleton -1747 died. Monument in St Giles' Church Wrexham sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (44).

Around 1712. Michael Dahl Painter 1659-1743. Portrait of Mary Myddleton -1747. Chirk Castle.

On 06 Jul 1749 John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749 (59) died without surviving male issue. Duke Montagu 1C 1705 extinct. His estates were inherited by his daughter Mary (38) and her husband George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu 1712-1790 (36) who changed his name to Montagu from Brudenell. Monument in St Edmund's Church Warkton. Sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (46). Erected by his widow, Mary Churchill (59), the daughter of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, who stands at the left hand side of the monument.

Before 1723 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749.Around 1740 George Knapton Painter 1698-1778. Portrait of John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749.Around 1735 Gavin Hamilton Painter 1723-1798. Portrait of John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749 and Mary Churchill Duchess Montagu 1689-1751, and Mary Montagu Duchess Montagu 1711-1775.Before 1790. William Beechey Painter 1753-1839. Portrait of George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu 1712-1790 in the Windsor Uniform.

In 1751 Andrea Soldi Painter 1703-1771 (48). Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (48).

In 1751 Andrea Soldi Painter 1703-1771. Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762.

On 14 May 1751 Mary Churchill Duchess Montagu 1689-1751 (61) died. Monument in St Edmund's Church Warkton. Sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (48). Erected by her Daughter, Lady Mary Montagu. The monument is adorned with figures representing the three fates of Clotho, Atropos and Lachesis, arranged to show the cutting of Mary's life thread, and Lachesis' dismay at it being cut short. Three putti also figure on the monument, one of whom holds the spindle from which the thread was cut.

Around 1735 Gavin Hamilton Painter 1723-1798. Portrait of John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749 and Mary Churchill Duchess Montagu 1689-1751, and Mary Montagu Duchess Montagu 1711-1775.

In 1752 Joseph Wilton Sculptor 1722-1822 (29) and his friend Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (49) travelled to Rome together.

On 04 Sep 1753 Andrew Fountaine 1676-1753 (77) died. His sister Elizabeth Fountaine 1676-1733 inherited Narford Hall. Monument in Church of St Mary Narford. Dark marble sarcophagus with a white marble bust - a copy of an original by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (51) in the Norwich Museum collection.

Around 1732. William Hogarth Painter 1697-1764. Conversation Piece with Andrew Fountaine 1676-1753, his sister Elizabeth Fountaine 1676-1733, his niece Elizabeth Clent 1706-1746 and the latter's future husband, Fountaine's 'right-hand man in collecting', Captain William Price.1715. Guilo Pignatta Painter 1684-1751. Sir Andrew Fountaine (leaning) and Friends in the Tribune.

On 08 Dec 1754 Thomas Middleton 1691-1754 (63) died. Monument in St Giles' Church Wrexham sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (52).

On 16 May 1758 George Lynn 1707-1758 (51) died. Monument in the Church of St Mary Southwick attributed to Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (55). Grey and white marble with oval medallion of deceased suspended from broad flat Obelisk; drapery below and seated female figure to right, leaning against Urn.

On 20 Apr 1759 Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759 (61) died. On 31 Aug 1753 Edward Coke 1719-1753 died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall commissioned by wife and mother Margaret Tufton Countess Leicester 1700-1778 (58). Erected in 1760. Sculpted by Charles Atkinson Sculptor. Gadrooned sarcophagus on pedestal with a carved and painted achievement above surrounded by extravagant mantling. Flanked by pair of composite columns supporting a dentilated pediment. Carved bust figures to the sides of the Earl and Countess by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (56).

In 1774 Pompeo Batoni Painter 1708-1787. Portrait of Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759.1815. Ramsay Richard Reinagle Painter 1775-1862. Portrait of Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759.

In 1762 Adrien Carpentiers Painter 1713-1778 (49). Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (59).

In 1762 Adrien Carpentiers Painter 1713-1778. Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762.

On 11 Jan 1762 Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (59) died. He was buried in St Martin's in the Fields.