William II Sadler
(1782 - 1839)
William II Sadler was active/lived in Ireland. William Sadler is known for landscape painting and illustration.
Biography William II Sadler
William Sadler II (c.1782-1839)
The Irish landscape painter and illustrator William Sadler II was born in Dublin to an artistic family, around 1782. In addition to his favorite hobby of copying the narrative "action" paintings of Old Masters*, he specialized in small-scale detailed works of landscape painting, executed in oils, containing a number of human subjects and typically several features of topographical* or other interest, including crowds or military scenes. Most were painted on mahogany wood panels.
A typical example of William Sadler's landscape/genre work is Donnybrook Fair (c.1839), in which he captures all the Rabelaisian flavour of the annual Dublin celebration in Donnybrook. He depicts
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