Noble, Matthew

SCULPTOR (ENGLAND)
BORN 23 Mar 1817, Hackness, North Yorkshire (near Scarborough) - DIED 23 Jun 1876, London: 43 Abingdon Villas, Kensington
CAUSE OF DEATH Melancholia after his son died in a railway accident
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (5W 135,,9 x 6,,0)

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 won the 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.

Related persons
• executed grave monument for Allan, John
• made a sculpture of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of

Images

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

 

Sources
Matthew Noble - Wikipedia


NoŽl, A.

Published: 15 Oct 2017
Last update: 24 Jul 2021