Industry and Idleness, XI

The Idle 'Prentice Executed at Tyburn. (Industry and Idleness, XI). William Hogarth (1697-1764). 10 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches. Scriptural Text on ornate shield beneath main image: Proverbs Chapter 1, verse 27,28: "When fear cometh as desolation, and their destruction cometh as a Whirlwind; when distress cometh upon them, then shall they call upon God, but he will not answer."

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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