Industry and Idleness, IX

The Idle 'Prentice betray'd by his Whore, & taken in a Night Cellar with his Accomplice. (Industry and Idleness, IX). William Hogarth (1697-1764). 10 x 13 3/8 inches.

Scriptural Text on ornate shield beneath main image: Proverbs Chapter 6, verse 26: "The Adulteress will hunt for the precious life."

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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