Tuesday, 12 April 2011

CHRISTIE'S again represented Michael Doven Fine Art

CHRISTIE'S International recently represented another of Michael Doven's fine art photographs

Michael Doven

This one is called: EVEREST VALLEY.

It was for the 2nd Annual GREEN AUCTION to benefit the ENVIRONMENT: "A BID TO SAVE THE EARTH".

Everest Valley, by Michael Doven

Proceeds to benefit Conservation International, Oceana, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Central Park Conservancy.


It is a large photographic print of a part of this planet that Michael has a great love for.

"Some years ago, I rented a helicopter and went from Kathmandu, Nepal to Mt. Everest Base camp. I had tea with the Lamas at the highest monastery there and saw the mountain of my dreams and took images. As we turned back down valley to return to Kathmandu I saw the most spectacular blue distant huge mountain ridges in the distance that we would be passing and I shot from the Heli. The combination of our altitude (18,000 feet) and the clear day cause the color temperature to go very blue to the eye and on the film negative.

The result was a view of the Everest Valley we never see." - Michael Doven, www.michaeldoven.com

This is a fine art Giclee print on Museum matt Archival Hahnemuhle paper.

Shot with a Mamiya 7 on film, from Helicopter near Everest.

30”wide by 24” high, EVEREST VALLEY, 3 of 5

Last year his CENTRAL PARK print sold at this same auction and also sold again that week elsewhere for $9,500.

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