Industry and Idleness, VIII

The Industrious 'Prentice grown rich, & Sheriff of London (Industry and Idleness, VIII). William Hogarth (1697-1764). 10 x 13 3/8 inches. Scriptural Text on ornate shield beneath main image:

"With all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her & she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour when thou dost Embrace her." — Proverbs Chapter 4, verses 7, 8

References

Paulson, Ronald. Hogarth: His Life, Art and Times, 2 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1971.

Paulson, Ronald. Hogarth's Graphic Works. revised edition. 2 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1970.


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