Oil on board figural depiction of woman standing in the rain; signed to bottom right corner as well as signed and titled to back with artist's address "47 Fifth Ave. N.Y.C."; measures approximately 36" x 24" unframed; in Good overall condition with slight wear throughout. 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.