Enrique SERRA Y AUQUE (1859-1918) ✿

Enrique Serra y Auque (1859-1918) Romantic Landscape painter. Was born in Barcelona where he later attended art school. Due to a scholarship, he was able to move to Rome in 1879 where he studied at the Accademia di San Luca. Soon, Serra established himself as a painter in Rome, recorded first sales success and received several commissions for the Vatican. In 1895 he opened a studio in Paris, which became a meeting point for young Spanish artists*.As an illustrator for the Spanish magazine "Ilustración Española y Americana" he gained further recognition.In 1888 he was honored with the Gold Medal* of the Universal Exhibition in Barcelona, his works were shown at numerous exhibitions, including in the prestigious Sala Parés gallery in Barcelona.

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