Industry and Idleness, II

The Industrious Apprentice performing the Duty of a Christian (Industry and Idleness, II). William Hogarth (1697-1764). 10 3/16 x 13 3/8 inches. Scriptural Text on ornate shield beneath main image:

"O! how I love thy Law[;] it is my meditation all the day." — Psalm 119, verse 9

References

Paulson, Ronald. Emblem and Expression: Meaning in English Art of the Eighteenth Century. London: Thames and Hudson, 1975).

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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