William Theed the Younger (1804-1891), Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 4 portraits
William Theed, the younger was a sculptor, the son of the sculptor and painter William Theed the elder (1764-1817). Although versatile in his works, he specialised in portraiture, and his services were extensively used by the Royal Family. Initially trained by his father, William Theed the younger worked for several years in the studio of E.H. Baily the sculptor, and in 1820 was admitted to the Royal Academy Schools. In 1826 he went to Rome. Theed returned to London in 1848 and established a highly successful practice.
after a marble by William Theed the Younger
plaster cast of statue, 1868 (1863-1867)
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery