Lot #247 | Sunset On An Unnamed Peak

by Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF
The Central Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. 2003
Camera Pentax 67-II / 300mm Lens

● Size 39,3”x31,5” (100×80 cm) or As Per Your Request
● The ultraHD Photo Print Under 5 mm Thick Acrylic Glass
● Comes with a Wall Plaque of the Good Samaritan
● Free Worldwide Shipping in a Crate

Each MELNIKOFF artwork, which is available at our charity auction, maintaining its uniqueness and artistic value. By producing acrylic glass photographs at our production facility in Kyiv, we gives you the chance to own an exquisite work of art by one of the most well-known photographers in the world, as well as a historical memento created in Ukraine during the war.

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Lot Essay

The Majestic Mountains of the Central Tien Shan.

The Central Tien Shan, located in Central Asia, is a region renowned for its awe-inspiring mountain ranges. Stretching across Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and China, these majestic peaks hold a significant place in the hearts of adventurers, researchers, and nature enthusiasts. The mountains of the Central Tien Shan captivate the imagination with their breathtaking beauty. The region boasts a diverse landscape, characterized by snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, pristine alpine lakes, and cascading waterfalls. Towering giants such as Khan Tengri (7,010 meters) and Jengish Chokusu (7,439 meters), dominate the skyline and serve as a testament to the grandeur of nature. The interplay of sunlight and shadows across the rugged terrain creates a mesmerizing spectacle that leaves visitors in awe.

The Central Tien Shan holds tremendous geographical significance, as it is home to numerous glaciers and serves as a major water source for the region. Glacial meltwater feeds into the many rivers and streams that flow through the valleys, contributing to the agricultural and hydroelectric needs of the surrounding areas. Furthermore, the mountains act as a natural barrier, shaping weather patterns and affecting climatic conditions in the region. The Central Tien Shan is a vital component of the Earth’s ecosystem, providing habitats for a diverse range of flora and fauna.

The mountains of the Central Tien Shan have a rich cultural heritage deeply intertwined with the traditions and history of the local communities. For centuries, nomadic herders and traders have traversed these mountainous landscapes, leaving their mark on the region’s folklore, art, and cuisine. The Kyrgyz people, in particular, have a deep connection to the mountains, with traditional practices like eagle hunting and yurt dwelling reflecting their symbiotic relationship with nature. The mountains also hold spiritual significance for some indigenous communities, who consider them sacred and imbued with mystical powers.

The Central Tien Shan offers a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Mountaineers from around the world flock to these mountains to conquer challenging peaks, pushing the limits of human endurance and skill. The region offers a range of climbing routes and expeditions catering to all levels of expertise. Additionally, the Central Tien Shan is a paradise for trekkers and hikers, with an extensive network of trails that wind through alpine meadows, glacial valleys, and high-altitude passes. Visitors can also indulge in activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking, immersing themselves in the breathtaking natural beauty of the region.

The mountains of the Central Tien Shan hold an unparalleled allure, captivating the hearts and minds of those who witness their grandeur. They are not only a testament to the Earth’s geological wonders but also serve as a vital source of life, a repository of cultural heritage, and a gateway to thrilling outdoor adventures. As we appreciate and cherish these majestic peaks, it is essential to promote sustainable practices that protect and preserve this natural treasure for generations to come. The Central Tien Shan, with its ethereal beauty, invites us to explore, respect, and marvel at the power and magnificence of nature.

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