Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner
2013, 90 * 90 cm, Oil and tempra on linen

Reinhold Messner was born 17 September 1944 in South Tirol, Italy, and still lives there. His contributions to the “Legends of Everest” were: First to climb the Everest without  oxygen with Peter Habeler on 8 May 1978. First to climb free solo on 20 August 1980.

thumb-Legends-of-Everest

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

This post is also available in: German

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>