Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The bold women of Polish painter Franciszek Żmurko 1859–1910


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)

Polish painter Franciszek Zmurko (1859-1910) was born in Lvov, Poland, & received his first lessons in drawing from painter Franciszek Tepa there. He followed with lessons from Jan Matejko at the Fine Arts School in Krakow. In 1877, Zmurko moved to Vienna to enter the Academy there & traveled to Munich for lessons from Aleksander Wagner. In 1880, he returned to Krakow, & finally settled in Warsaw in 1882. Zmurko made several trips to Milan (1894); Paris (1884-85 & 1889); & St. Petersburg (1883-84). He died in Warsaw, Poland, in 1910.
 

Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910) Portret kobiety z wachlarzem i papierosem 1891


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910)


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910) Girl with Red Ribbons


Franciszek Żmurko (Polish painter, 1859–1910) Self-Portrait with Palette

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