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Watercolor on ivory attributed to John Wood Dodge (1807-1893, working in Nashville, 1840-1861). Subject is believed to be Cynthia Pillow Saunders Brown, dressed in widow’s garb with white bonnet and black dress with white collar. Cynthia PillowSaunders Brown (b. circa 1810- d. 1892) was the second wife of Andrew Vail Venable Brown, who served as Tennessee governor from 1845-1847. Her brother was CSA Brigadier General Gideon Pillow. Dodge’s account books show an entry on June 23,1851 for Mrs. A. V. Brown ($60) and on Aug 12, 1853 for Gov A. V. Brown ($75). Good condition, unframed. 2 1/2″ x 2″. Provenance: Descended in the family of Joel Battle Fort and Sallie Fort. Private Nashville, TN collection.