- Museum number
Object: Retiring wounded from battle
Series: Six prints representing banditti variously employed
A banditto struggling to support himself on a rock at left, approaching a pool in the foreground, with an armed band gathered behind; scratched-letter state before title. 1779
- Production date
Height: 237 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 172 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- The British Museum has the original drawing for this print, exhibited at the Society of Artists in 1773, no. 206 (see 1861,0413.9). The title comes from another version of this print which has it in the letterpress, 1865,0520.910.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1925,0511.27 to 242 all come from a single volume in the Rudge sale that contained etchings by amateurs, mostly British.
- Prints and Drawings
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