(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
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.