HENKEL FAMILY, NEW MARKET, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA FOLK ART DRAWINGS, LOT OF TWO

Item/Auction Attributes

watercolor and pencil on paper,
Probably Samuel A. Henkel (1840-1885), Plains Mill, VA, or Silon A. Henkel (1813-1844), New Market, VA.
1830-1860.
Each laid on scrapbook page, man with small loss to left edge, each with some spotting/staining.
7 7/8" x 5 1/4" and 7 5/8" x 6 1/4" sheets.
Provenance: Property of the Renalds family, Plains Mill, Rockingham Co., VA. Recently discovered in a Henkel family scrap book that descended from Maggie Henkel at Plains Mill and associated with Siram Henkel, who operated the mill for his father.
$300.00
$500.00
Catalogue Note: Samuel A. Henkel was the son of Siram P. Henkel, and grandson of Dr. Solomon Henkel. Silon A. Henkel was the son of Dr. Solomon Henkel. Silon is recorded as a miniature portrait artist working in the Valley of Virginia and the Piedmont. See lot 3147 in this auction for the latest research on Silon.