15 Works, July 18th. is Franciszek Żmurko’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #195

Franciszek Żmurko

Oil, canvas
78 cm x 114 cm
Private collection

A woman with a red earring is one of Żmurka’s characteristic paintings, depicting “sensual” beauties, low-cut and showing off their charms

Franciszek Żmurko (18 July 1859, Lviv — 9 October 1910, Warsaw) was a Polish realist painter. Żmurko 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…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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