English sculptor, the son of the sculptor and painter William Theed the elder (1764–1817). Although versatile and eclectic in his works, he specialised in portraiture, and his services were extensively used by the Royal Family. Full Wikipedia article.

Lear met Theed in 1837, when he was first travelling in Italy (Noakes 2004, 41-2).

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