Joseph Constantine Stadler

View of London from Greenwich Park. 1800. Engraved by Joseph Constantine Stadler after Joseph Farington.
View of London from Greenwich Park. 1800. Engraved by Joseph Constantine Stadler after Joseph Farington. © The Trustees of the British Museum. 1948, 0410.64.

STADLER, Joseph Constantine (1755?-1828) — London

Aquatint etcher and engraver. Produced Thomas Hornor, Plan of the parish of Clerkenwell 1813 — the plan and lettering engraved by Gilbert Jesser Pickett (see BME 2011). Principally known for views, especially of London, portraits, etc., working with some of the principal artists and caricaturists of the time. He contributed to a number of topographical works, e.g. William Combe, “An history of the principal rivers of Great Britain” 1794-1796.

Stadler was a highly skilled aquatint engraver, said to have arrived in London from Germany in about 1780. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1787 and married Ann Elizabeth Sandman (d.1846) at St. Anne Soho in 1799. He appeared as a plaintiff in an 1827 bill in the National Archives, the defendants named as Anna Maria Baynton, John Primatt Maud and William Allder. He was buried in the parish of St. Gregory by St. Paul 10 Dec 1828 at the age of seventy-three. His collection of works of art, plates, prints, books, pictures, etc., was sold at an auction held over three evenings by George Jones & Co. of Leicester Street in March 1829.

12 Castle Street, Leicester Fields — 1787
15 Villiers Street, Strand — 1802-1819
Knightsbridge — 1828

Adams. BBTI. BM. BNA. Bryan. COPAC. Grant. Graves (1901) (1905). Hake. Maxted (1977). NA.

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