"A Bit of New England- In New Orleans" oil on board; landscape depiction with a steeple in the background; signed to bottom left corner as well as signed and titled to back; measures approximately 20" x 16" unframed; in Fair condition with bending to lower half (see pictures). Laurence Christie Edwardson was born in Waltham, Massachusetts in 1904 and lived part of his life in Kensington, Connecticut. Much of his painting career was spent in New England and New Orleans, Louisiana. His work includes many Louisiana landscapes, portraits and religious subjects; and one of his modernist works is in the Historic New Orleans Collection. Edwardson studied at the Hartford Art School; with Gifford Beal, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts; Edward Dufner, New Britain Art League; A. Jones; and S. Nichols. He was a member of the Connecticut Art Association and exhibited at the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 1930-1945 (prizes), New Haven Paint & Clay Club, 1941, and New Britain Institute, 1942-1946.