Mezzotint of Louis-François Roubiliac (sculptor)

The sculptor Louis-François Roubiliac

In Handel’s bedroom – with images of Handel’s statues in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens and Westminster Abbey and above all the white marble bust of Handel – the creator of these art works is very much present; it is the French-born sculptor Louis-Francois Roubiliac, who came to London in 1730.

Handel & Hendrix in London tour guide and author of George Frideric Handel. Ein Hallenser in London Julia Semmer give us the history of this contemporary of Handel: