Thomas Satterwhite Noble
(1835 - 1907)
Thomas Satterwhite Noble was active/lived in Ohio. Thomas Noble is known for portrait, genre-history, still life.
Biography Thomas Satterwhite Noble
Thomas Satterwhite Noble was born in Lexington, Kentucky, at a time when Lexington was the center of Kentucky's slave trade. Noble grew up on a plantation, where his father was a hemp and cotton farmer who also operated a rope and bagging factory in St. Louis, where slaves were used as hired hands through contract for hire arrangement with slave traders in Lexington. As a child, Thomas would play with the slave children that lived in small cabins at the back of the family home, and after dark listen to their elders tell ghost stories. Often he would bring biscuits in trade for an accompanied journey back to the main house after a night of scary ghost stories.
He attended Transylvania University and studied art with Oliver Frazer (18
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