French Orientalist, painter, illustrator and cartoonist. Born in Bordeaux 1884, but he considered himself as a Parisian. Traveled through the Orient and served the French army in the world wars, for which he gained many military awards. He has created more than 300 works of art illustrating the scenes where the French army fought. His works can be found in the French Military museum (D’ Invalides), Museum of Toulon and other French museums.
Roger Irriera visited Macedonia, more precisely the city of Thessaloniki in 1916, where he made several illustration and sketches. These works are today part of the art collection of the Thessaloniki Center of History (Kentro Hostorias Thessalonikis)