THOMAS HICKS (American, 1823-1890)
Title page, from "Carceri D'Invenzione Di G. Battista Piranesi Archit-Vene" ca. 1749Ð50; Etching (framed); Signed in plate; Published by Giovanni Bouchard (French, ca. 1716Ð1795); 23 1/4" x 17 3/4" (plate)
Sale Price: $688
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Light overall surface soiling and very faint craquelure. Scattered hairline cracks, one to right of figure with minor paint loss, one to left side of figure's skirt with inpainting. Other pinhead sized areas of inpainting along lower left edge of canvas. Pinhead sized loss to paint at center of left edge and overall buckling to canvas.