Leon Belly

 

Léon Belly (1827 - 1877) was a French landscape painter. He studied under Troyon, and in 1849 visited Barbizon where he came under the influence of Théodore Rousseau. As well as his paintings of Middle Eastern subjects he painted portraits and landscapes of Normandy and the Sologne throughout his career, and in 1867 bought land at Montauban.

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