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Matthew Noble

(1817?-1876), Sculptor

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 7 portraits
Matthew Noble, portrait sculptor, was born in Hackness near Scarborough, and was the son of a stonemason. As a young man he left Yorkshire for London and studied under John Francis. From 1845 until his death he was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy. First became recognised after winning the competition to produce the Wellington Monument in Manchester (Piccadilly) in 1856.

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William Etty, by Matthew Noble - NPG 595

William Etty

by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1850
NPG 595

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, reduced version by Matthew Noble - NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

reduced version by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851 (1850)
NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Matthew Noble - NPG 596

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 596

William Venables Vernon Harcourt, by Matthew Noble - NPG 5300

William Venables Vernon Harcourt

by Matthew Noble
plaster cast of bust, 1872?
NPG 5300

Sir James Yorke Scarlett, by Matthew Noble - NPG 807

Sir James Yorke Scarlett

by Matthew Noble
plaster cast of bust, circa 1873
NPG 807

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