Marko Lihteneker was a Slovenian mountain climber. Lihteneker died due to oxygen problems around 8800m on his descent of Mount Everest.
Marko Lihteneker (born September 21, 1959 – died May 21, 2005) was last seen alive a few metres from the summit, when he tried to solve problems with his oxygen system. His body was found by Chinese porters.
Oil and tempera on canvas, 50 * 50 cm, 2010
Marko Litheneker’s portrait is part of the “Top of the world” series.