"François Félix Roubaud (1824-1876). Bust In White Marble."Portrait of a man in white marble (perhaps Léon Faucher, head of government under the presidency of Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, whose coup he refuses to endorse) by the sculptor François Félix Roubaud (1824-1876).
Inscription "FF Roubaud - Paris 1854 "on the side.
Height: 13,3 in
First trained in Lyon, François Félix Roubaud entered l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 1849 in the studio of James Pradier who died in 1852. He produced the bas-relief of La Poésie for Pradier’s tomb at the Père-Lachaise cemetery.Author of numerous portraits and medallions throughout his career, he is known for the groups of "La Justice" and "La Force" at the Palais de Justice de Lyon as well as the figure of the muse Erato for the Lyon Operahouse.He collaborates in the decoration of the Louvre palace as well as for the Luxembourg Palace.He was present at the Salon in 1853 and exhibited there until his death in 1876.