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BELLY, Léon Adolphe Auguste (1827 - 1877), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLY, Léon Adolphe Auguste (1827 - 1877), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1827, in St-Omer; died 1877, in Paris, of a stroke.

Painter. Portraits, local scenes, landscapes.


Barbizon School.

[not available online]Although enrolled at the École Polytechnique in Paris, he was drawn to painting and attended the ateliers of first Picot, then Troyon. In 1850, he travelled for the first time to the Near East, accompanying Caignant de

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