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.
by Matthew Noble
plaster cast of bust, 1869