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Enrico Serra Y Auque

 (1859 - 1918)
Enrico Serra Y Auque was active/lived in Spain.  Enrico Serra Y Auque is known for painting.

Enrico Serra Y Auque

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Enrique Serra y Auque was born in Barcelona in 1859 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.  Enrique died in 1918.

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About  Enrico Serra Y Auque

Born:  1859 - Barcelona
Died:   1918 - Roma
Known for:  painting