(1722 - 1793)
Dominic Serres was active/lived in United Kingdom. Dominic Serres is known for land- and seascape painting.
Biography Dominic Serres
Dominic Serres is considered to be one of the most talented and influential marine painters to emerge from eighteenth century Europe. Born in France to a family of nobility, he was urged by his parents to join the priesthood. His own vision, however, led him to Spain where he became a seaman. Captured and impressed into service by the British, he rose to the rank of commander in the royal navy.
With a style showing an expert's knowledge of the great ships of the 17th and 18th centuries, his works are regarded as some of the most accurate from any period. He is known chiefly for his depictions of the Seven Years War and the British side of the American Revolution. With great attention given to background and unity of light, he is ofte
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