On 21 February 2005 Zdzisław Beksiński was brutally murdered in his flat in Warsaw.
Funeral ceremonies took place on 7- 8 March 2005 in Warsaw and Sanok.
 
Priest Wiesław Niewęgłowski, spiritual guardian of artists, during the Votive Mass of Zdzisław Beksiński in St Andrew the Apostle and St Brother Albert Church in the Theatre Square in Warsaw (7 March 2005). Priest Wiesław Niewęgłowski, spiritual guardian of artists, during the Votive Mass of Zdzisław Beksiński in St Andrew the Apostle and St Brother Albert Church in the Theatre Square in Warsaw (7 March 2005). Minister of Culture Waldemar Dąbrowski and Director of the Historical Museum in Sanok Wiesław Banach at Zdzisław Beksiński’s coffin (7 March 2005 r.). Director of the Historical Museum in Sanok Wiesław Banach at Zdzisław Beksiński’s coffin (7 March 2005 r.).
Priest Wiesław Niewęgłowski and Minister of Culture Waldemar Dąbrowski at Zdzisław Beksiński’s coffin (7 March 2005 r.). The Artist’s coffin in front of the St Andrew the Apostle and St Brother Albert Church in the Theatre Square in Warsaw (7 March 2005). Representatives of St Brother Albert’s Aid Society in Sanok in front of the Artist’s coffin in the cementery chapel on Dąbrowiecka Street in Sanok. On a pillow the Order of Polonia Restituta, which was given to Beksiński after his death by the President of the Republic of Poland (8 March 2005). Artist's coffin (8 March 2005).
Rodzina, przyjaciele i znajomi zgromadzeni przed trumną Zdzisława Beksińskiego w kaplicy na Cmentarzu Cetralnym w Sanoku (8 March 2005 r.). Guardian of Franciscan Order Stanisław Glista during the Requiem Mass. Director of the Historical Museum in Sanok and the representation of voivdeship, district and municipal authorities at the Artist’s coffin in the cementery chapel in Sanok (8 March 2005). Dyrektor Muzeum Historycznego w Sanoku Wiesław Banach przemawia nad trumną Zdzisława Beksińskiego w kaplicy na Cmentarzu Centranym w Sanoku (7.03.2005 r.).
Funeral procession (8 March 2005). Funeral procession (8 March 2005). Funeral procession in old part of main cementery in Sanok (8 March 2005). In front of Beksiński’s family vault (8 March 2005).
The Artist’s family and friends. Director of the Historical Museum in Sanok Wiesław Banach (in the middle) in front of Beksiński’s family vault (8 March 2005). Pracownicy Muzeum Historycznego w Sanoku przed grobowcem rodziny Beksińskich (8.03.2005). Gathered at the funeral in front of Beksiński’s family vault (8 March 2005). Ostatnie pożegnanie Artysty (8.03.2005).

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