Lot #142 | The White Silence

The White Silence by Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF
Moscow, Russia. 1997
Camera Pentax 67-II / 45mm Lens

  • Size 39,4”x32,3” (100×82 cm)
  • Acrylic plasticization thickness 5 mm
  • Ready to hang | Ship in crate | Free shipping worldwide
  • This artwork comes with an Honorary Plaque
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  • Each MELNIKOFF artwork, which is available at our charity auction, maintaining its uniqueness and artistic value. Every piece is a one-of-a-kind treasure, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity personally signed by the author.
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Lot Essay

Experience the beauty of nature in its purest form with Sergey Melnikoff’s stunning photo of a white birch tree covered in thick, white frost. The image captures the essence of the winter season, with a striking contrast between the white snow and the dark bark of the birch tree. The location of the photo near the weaving factory, where warm water is released into the small river, adds a unique twist to the image with an unusually thick layer of frost forming on the trees along the riverbank.

The photo was taken at sunrise during an incredibly cold day, with a temperature of minus 40 degrees Celsius (-40 F). The photographer, Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF, waited for over an hour to capture the perfect lighting for the photo, enduring the harsh cold weather and even getting pneumonia in the process. However, his determination and passion for his craft paid off with a breathtaking image that showcases the natural beauty of the frost-covered landscape.

This stunning photo is not just a beautiful image to admire, but it also serves as a reminder of the resilience of nature and the beauty that can be found even in the harshest of environments. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or simply appreciate the beauty of nature, this photo is a must-see. So why not add this piece to your collection or display it in your home or office to inspire and uplift you every day? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own a piece of art that captures the essence of nature’s beauty.

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