Oil on board, 12" x 16" signed. GEORGE LAWRENCE NELSON, N.A. (1887-1978) Born in New Rochelle NY, died in Ken CT. Studied: Buffalo Art Students league, Art Students League, Nation Academy School and in Paris at Academy Julian with J P Laurens 1911. Member: ANA 1929, NA 1942, SC, Connecticut Academy, American Watercolor Society, All. A. Am. - President, 1941-43, Kent AA - President 1954-68, Emeritus member, Salmagundi Club Life member, National Arts Club Exhibited extensively, many prizes, including Paris Salons, Venice Int., NAD PAFA, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Corcoran Gallery Biennials (6), Boston, Rochester, Detroit, Montclair, TX, etc. Museum collections: Museum of Modern Art, Cleveland, Denver, Dallas, etc. Teaching: National Academy of Design, 1910-41, Cooper Union Art School 1915-23, Cooper Union 1916-on. Known mainly for oil paintings: portraits, landscapes, murals.