Industry and Idleness, X). William Hogarth (1697-1764). 10 x 13 3/8 inches.. (
Scriptural Texts on ornate shields beneath main image: (beneath idle apprentice at left) Psalm 9, verse 16: "The Wicked is snar'd in the work of his own hands." (beneath industrious apprentice at right): Leviticus chapter 19, verse 15: "Thou shall do no unrighteousness in Judgment."
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.