Laurel in the Ledges: Childe Hassam

Laurel in the Ledges is a 1906 Impressionist painting by American artist Childe Hassam. This work is located in the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, Arizona.

A laurel tree refers to a tree belonging to the genus Laurus. It has dark green, glossy leaves that are lance-shaped and aromatic. The leaves are often used in cooking to add flavor to various dishes.

The leaves of the bay laurel are known as bay leaves and are used as a culinary herb to impart a subtle, aromatic flavor to soups, stews, and sauces. They are often added during cooking but are generally removed before serving.

The Bay Laurel is native to the Mediterranean region but has been cultivated in various parts of the world.

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