Porfyriy ZHALKO-TYTARENKO 1881 — 1949
Порфирій ЖАЛКО-ТИТАРЕНКО • Парфирий ЖАЛКО-ТИТАРЕНКО
Born in Merefa village in Kharkiv region. Painter and graphic artist. In 1906 graduated from St. Petersburg Art Academy where he studied in the studio of I. Repin. Traveled abroad to Germany, Italy, England. Painted portraits, landscapes and genre paintings in impressionistic manner. Produced a number of propaganda art posters and book illustrations. In 1906-1914 taught at Warsaw art school and in 1924-1949 in higher art schools in Kyiv.