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Belle, Alexis-Simonlocked

(1674–1734)
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Belle, Alexis-Simon (1674–1734), portrait painter, was born on 12 January 1674, in the rue du Bac, Paris, and baptized on 17 January at St Sulpice, Paris, the second child but only son of Jean Belle (1636/1641–1703), portrait painter, and Anne Malguy (d...

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