Born in Waterford, in his youth Hincks was apprenticed to a blacksmith. In 1773 he exhibited a series of portraits in crayon at the Society of Artists exhibition on William Street, Dublin. He continued to exhibit with the society until 1780. In that year he went to London and began to exhibit at the Royal Academy in 1781. He exhibited there until 1797. www.whytes.ie
'THE LINEN INDUSTRY, IRELAND (SET OF TWELVE)'
- Price Realised: €2,412
- Sale: 13 March 2001
- 36 by 43cm., 14 by 17in.
'18th CENTURY IRISH LINEN INDUSTRY PRINTS [PLATES I & III]'
- Price Realised: €320
- Sale: 30 September 2013
- stipple engraving; (2)
- 11.5 by 15.5in., 28.75 by 38.75cm.