Weeks, Edwin Lord

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Dates:
Birth 1849
Death 1903
Americans

Biographical notes:

Painter, illustrator, author, photographer, explorer; Paris, France.

Born in Boston, Mass. and raised in Newtonville, Mass., Weeks studied in the American public school system and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, with Gerome and Bonnat. He married his cousin Frances Rollins Hale and was a close friend of illustrator Frank T. Merrill. Weeks travelled extensively in Egypt, Jerusalem, Damascus and Morocco, maintaining a studio in Paris and frequenting South Berwick, Maine where his sister Mrs. W.A.H. (Minnie) Goodwin and her family lived. His specialty was North African orientalist genre painting.

From the description of Edwin Lord Weeks papers, [ca. 1885-1976]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648195

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Subjects:

  • Exoticism in art
  • Painters
  • Illustrators
  • Cedar of Lebanon--Description and travel
  • Watercolorists
  • art genres
  • Heraldry

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Places:

  • Morocco (as recorded)
  • Cairo (Egypt) (as recorded)
  • Africa, North (as recorded)
  • France--Paris (as recorded)