French Sculpture Census

photo credit : ph. courtesy Yale Center for British Art
artist © : public domain

attributed to
ROUBILIAC or ROUBILLAC, Louis-François
Lyon, Rhône 1695 - London, UK 1762

Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope

c. 1755
bronze

medallion
overall: 23 3/4 x 21 1/4

Acc. No. : B1977.14.24
Credit Line : Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, B1977.14.24

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Center for British Art

http://britishart.yale.edu/

Provenance

  • 1977, Paul Mellon Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, August 18, 2015
  • 1962 Mallet
    J.V.G. Mallet, Some Portrait Medallions by Roubiliac, Burlington Magazine, vol. 114, London, April 1962, pp. 153-154, 156-157, no. 28
  • 1965 Wimsatt
    William K. Wimsatt, The Portraits of Alexander Pope, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1965, pp. 248-249, 251, no. 57-61.1
  • 2009 Roscoe
    Ingrid Roscoe, A biographical dictionary of sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009, p. 1068, no. 130
  • 2014 Baker
    Malcolm Baker, The marble index : Roubiliac and sculptural portraiture in eighteenth-century Britain, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 196-197, 208-210, 267, 269, 273-274, fig. 290