George Frideric Handel Bust

Photo of the bust of Handel on display at Handel House

Collector and Collectible – A “busto of Hendal” attributed to Roubiliac.

Julia Semmer, tour guide at Handel & Hendrix in London and author of George Frideric Handel. Ein Hallenser in London talks to us about one of her favourite objects in the house: the marble portrait bust of Handel in his bedroom. It shows Handel without his wig, very personal, very intimate; it is three-dimensional, and he is depicted in a contemplative mood – very fitting for his bedroom.

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