Painters Paintings Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 – 1903): A Perfumer’s Shop, Bombay, c. 1890, oil on canva…
Painters Work Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 – 1903): A Perfumer’s Store, Bombay, c. 1890, oil on canvas, 65 x 55 cm. (25½ x 21½ in.) Edwin Lord Weeks is likely one of the most celebrated American Orientalists. Rather a lot is recorded regarding his skilled profession and travels, a lot of this from his personal intensive journey writings.
Weeks executed various research of store fronts in Bombay and Ahmedabad within the late 1880s, which he labored up as completed work in his Paris studio afterward.
This distinctive portray of a perfumer’s store is an impressive instance for its glistening blue and white Chinese language vases, masterly research in porcelain reflections, and the excellent rendition of a bejeweled Nautch dancer wrapped in gold sampling a tiny vase of fragrance. The seated determine to the left is an Afghan recognized by Weeks in what he termed an ‘immense crimson turban’.