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Serres, Dominic (1722-1793), marine painter

William Cosmo Monkhouse and David Cordingly

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25103

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Serres, Dominic (1722-1793), marine painter, was born at Auch in Gascony, France, and was educated at the famous Benedictine school at Douai. He is said to have been nephew of the archbishop of Rheims. His parents intended him for the church, but he ran away from his native town, and ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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