(1867 - 1952)
Louis Paul Dessar was active/lived in Connecticut, New York, Indiana / France. Louis Dessar is known for pastoral landscape, labor genre and animal painting.
Louis Paul Dessar, who was born on January 22, 1861 in Indianapolis,
Indiana, is best known for his Tonalist agrarian paintings, with
farmers and their animals working in the fields.
from the National Academy of Design in New York after completing study
from City College. Later he traveled to Europe to study under
William Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury at the French Academy and
Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Dessar returned to New York City
in 1892 where he made his living as a story painter and portraitist for
about a decade. He was a member of a cadre of Tonalists that
included Sergei Bogert, Robert Minor Sr, and Frederic Kost. Most
of Dessar's winters were spent in New York, and ... Displaying 750 of 2792 characters.