Joseph Constantine Stadler (German, fl.1780 - 1822), after William Hodges
A View of Windsor and Eton from St. Leonard's, with deer in the foreground and Windsor Castle beyond
bodycolour on silk laid down under glass
Stadler engraved a similar view for: J & J Boydell An History of the River Thames, Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall & Cheapside, London, published 1 June 1795.
18.5 x 26.2 cm (7¼ x 10¼ in)
Stadler was an engraver of German origin. He settled in London in the 1780s and, since he specialized in aquatint engraving, became responsible for the successful production of many ambitious topographical works. He worked closely with Joseph Farington, who made the drawings for An History of the River Thames by William Combe, published by John Boydell. For Robert Bowyer he worked on Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg’s Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain (1801) and on many publications for Rudolph Ackermann, including Views of London (1812–22) and Public Schools (1816). He was still active in 1822 when he engraved the 18 plates for Thomas Rowlandson’s Sketches from Nature.
Stadler is represented in the following collections: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts, Université de Liège Collections, France, amongst others.