Hammer Price w/ BP
|Lot #: 78
Edwin Lord Weeks (American, 1849-1903) Cashmere Salesman
|Oil on canvas. Signed 'E. L. Weeks' (lower left). The initials 'E.L' are surrounded by a faintly painted hexagram enclosed in a circle. Paper label: "37, Rue Victor Massé, 37 / Ancienne rue de Laval / P. HOMBERT Fils. / DOREUR ENCADREUR / Cadres Dorés et Noir et Or / SEPECIALITE D'ENCADREMENTS / PARIS"|
|24" x 20"|
The Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Hobart Lerner, Rochester, NY.
Mar 23, 2019
After his studies, Weeks emerged as one of America’s major painters of Orientalist subjects. Throughout his adult life 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).
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