Des Essars, Joseph
French, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 12 April 1861, in Toulouse; died 16 October 1937, in Pinsaguel.
Painter, designer, designer of ornamental architectural features. Portraits, landscapes.
Joseph Des Essars Professionally he was best known as a designer and bookbinder. He painted landscapes of the south-western region of France where he was born; his stays in Algeria and Tunisia, however, showed him to be something of an Orientalist attracted by the light and colours of North Africa....