Franciszek Żmurko, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franciszek Żmurko

Polish painter

Date of Birth: 18-Jul-1859

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 09-Nov-1910

Profession: painter

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Franciszek Żmurko

  • Franciszek Zmurko (18 July 1859, Lviv – 9 October 1910, Warsaw) was a Polish realist painter.
  • Zmurko began drawing lessons as a young boy in his hometown with the painter Franciszek Tepa.
  • As an adolescent he relocated to Kraków to study at the Academy of Fine Arts where he took lessons from Professor Jan Matejko.
  • In 1877 Zmurko moved to Vienna, Austria where he was accepted at the Vienna Academy, but left soon thereafter to study under Alexander von Wagner in Munich.
  • Zmurko returned to Kraków in 1880 and then moved to Warsaw in 1882 where he remained until his death in 1910.

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