Born in Boston, Edwin Lord Weeks (1849-1903) studied in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and with Jéan-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) and Léon J.F. Bonnat (1833-1922). Weeks traveled extensively in Egypt, Jerusalem, Damascus, and Tangier, developing a specialty in Orientalist subjects.
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
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