Maurice Dessertenne was a French illustrator. He is considered one of the master illustrators of the early 20th century  and is one of the artists responsible for the development of a specific esthetic of ornamental dictionary illustration in France.
Dessertenne's illustrations are featured in many of the Larousse illustrated encyclopedias. He was the author of all illustrations in the first-generation Larousse Classique Illustré and one of the prominent illustrators of the Nouveau Larousse Illustré and the Petit Larousse.
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