Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 – 1903), American artist, painter and explorer, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1849. He was a pupil of Léon Bonnat and of Jean-Léon Gérôme, at Paris. He made many voyages to the East, and was distinguished as a painter of oriental scenes.

Along with Frederic Arthur Bridgman, Edwin Lord Weeks is one of the most celebrated of the American Orientalists, this certainly being so during his lifetime, and although quite a lot is recorded concerning his professional career and travels, much of this from his own extensive travel writings, relatively little is known about his private life.

In 1895 he wrote and illustrated a book of travels, From the Black Sea through Persia and India, and two years later he published Episodes of Mountaineering. He died in November 1903. He was a member of the Légion d'honneur, France, an officer of the Order of St. Michael, Germany, and a member of the Secession, Munich.
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Great Mogul And His Court Returning From The Great... - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Great Mogul And His Court Returning From The Great...
Rajah Starting On A Hunt - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Rajah Starting On A Hunt
Arrival Of Prince Humbert  The Rajah  At The Palace... - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Arrival Of Prince Humbert The Rajah At The Palace...
Wedding Procession  Jodhpur - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Wedding Procession Jodhpur
Palace and Lake at Sarket-Ahmedabad, India - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Palace and Lake at Sarket-Ahmedabad, India
Old Blue Tiled Mosque  Outside Of Delhi  India - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Old Blue Tiled Mosque Outside Of Delhi India
A Marketplace In Ispahan - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
A Marketplace In Ispahan
A Court In The Alhambra In The Time Of The Moors - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
A Court In The Alhambra In The Time Of The Moors
A Rajah Of Jodhpur - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
A Rajah Of Jodhpur
Indian Barbers   Saharanpore - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Indian Barbers Saharanpore
Market Square In Front Of The Sacristy And Doorway... - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Market Square In Front Of The Sacristy And Doorway...
Blue Tiled Mosque At Delhi  India - Edwin Lord Weeks - www.edwinlordweeks.org
Blue Tiled Mosque At Delhi India

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