Sir Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary
2013, 90 * 90 cm, Oil and tempra on linen

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008). His contributions to the “Legends of Everest” were: First to summit Mount Everest on 29 May 1953 with Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay.


This portrait painting is part of the series “Legends of Mount Everest” which is part of the work “High Altitudes“.

Author: Jürgen H. Stäudtner

I studied Painting, Photography and Conceptual Art at FAdbK Essen, Germany. Mostly I work in series of paintings as you can see on the Home page.

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