The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A publican, by the Sea of Tiberias, who being called became a disciple and eventually an apostle of Christ; generally represented in Christian art as an old man with a large flowing beard, often occupied in writing his gospel, with an angel standing by.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Matthew'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/matthew.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.