Edwin Lord Weeks | Along the Ghats, Mathura

EDWIN LORD WEEKS
American, 1849–1903

Along the Ghats, Mathura

Signed E.L. Weeks
Oil on board
16½ x 23 inches (42 x 58.3 cm)
Framed: 22 x 28½ inches (56 x 72.5 cm)

Painted in 1890 en grisaille, this work was made to illustrate Weeks' article "Street Life in India" published in Harper's Magazine in August 1890. It is a smaller variant of the painting of the same title formerly in the collection of the Portland Public Library, Maine. It will be included in the forthcoming Weeks catalogue raisonné being prepared by Dr. Ellen K. Morris.
 
Provenance
Estate of Edwin Lord Weeks (sale, American Art Galleries, New York, March 16, 1905, lot 123)

Literature
Edwin Lord Weeks, "Street Life in India," Harper's New Monthly Magazine, New York, vol. LXXXI, no. 483, August, 1890, p. 467, illustrated

EDWIN LORD WEEKS At the Ghats, Mathura

EDWIN LORD WEEKS At the Ghats, Mathura