William Bromley was born in London around 1815 and he was the grandson of the renowned engraver William Bromley I (1769-1842). After starting his career as an engraver he turned to painting genre subjects, especially compositions of children playing games or with their pets.
A game of stones each
The Return of Fishing Boats
Figures and chickens before a stone cottage
A Game of Dibs
The Path through the Woods