The Silk Merchants- by orientalist painter Edwin Lord Weeks (American) India – showing life in the streets… notice the wood work in the Architecture. and the Persian or Iranian dress of the Merchants orientalism
A game of chess in Cairo street - Edwin Lord Weeks. Along with Frederic Arthur Bridgman Edwin Lord Weeks is one of the most celebrated American Orientalists. He was born and raised in Boston and in the early he travelled to Syria, Palestine and Egypt.