Edwin Lord Weeks


Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 – 1903) was an American artist, noted for his Orientalist works. In 1872 Weeks relocated to Paris, becoming a pupil of Léon Bonnat and Jean-Léon Gérôme. He was an inveterate traveler and journeyed to South America (1869), Egypt and Persia (1870), Morocco (frequently between 1872 and 1878), and India (1882–83).