Edwin Lord Weeks
American Academic Painter, 1849-1903, American artist, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1849. He was a pupil of Leon Bonnat and of Jean-Leon Gerome, at Paris. He made many voyages to the East, and was distinguished as a painter of oriental scenes. 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 Legion d'honneur, France, an officer of the Order of St. Michael, Germany, and a member of the Secession, Munich.
ID: 62013 Great Mogul and his Court Returning from the Great Mosque at Delhi, India ca. 1886. Oil on canvas. 33.6 x 54.25 in. (85.4 x 137.8 cm). Protland Museum of Art, ME. Gift of Marion R. Weeks in Memory of Dr. Stephen Holmes Weeks, 1918.1.