The Savages Let Loose, or the Cruel Fate of the Loyalists
Published London by William Humphrey (British, 1742?–before 1814)
image: 8 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (21.6 x 33.7 cm)
sheet: 9 13/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.9 x 35 cm)
Gift of William H. Huntington, 1883
Not on view
Inscription: inplate: "Is this a Peace, when Loyalists must bleed? It is a bloody Piece of work indeed."
William Henry Huntington; Donor: William Henry Huntington
British Museum Satires 6182
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, vol. V, no. 6182.
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)Date: ca. 1749–50Medium: Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing; first state of four (Robison)Accession: 37.45.3(27)On view in:Not on view