|Biography from Auctionata:|
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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
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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