Noble, Matthew

SCULPTOR (ENGLAND)
BORN 23 Mar 1817, Hackness, North Yorkshire (near Scarborough) - DIED 23 Jun 1876
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (5W)

Matthew Noble was the son of a stonemason. He was educated by his father. At an early age he left for London where he studied under John Francis (1780-1861).

From 1845 onwards he exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1856 he wo nthe competition for the construction of a Wellington monument in Manchester. He also created the statue of Prince Albert at Albert Square, Manchester. His work can be found in Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral.


Images

The grave of Matthew Noble at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2017)

 

Sources
Matthew Noble - Wikipedia


Noel, Anne Isabella, 15th Baroness Wentworth

Published: 15 Oct 2017
Last update: 15 Oct 2017