Scaling Mount Kilimanjaro

A commission painting depicting Mount Kilimanjaro and a hiker scaling up Africa’s most famous mountain.

Mount Kilimanjaro painting
Scaling Mount Kilimanjaro © Copyright 2011 – Present

SOLD: An art collector in New Jersey commissioned this painting.

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I wanted you to know that I received the painting and presented it to Jim and he loved it! Thank you so much for all of your time and effort. It was well worth the wait! — A. Boutillier, Morristown NJ

Details & Description

Title: Scaling Mount Kilimanjaro
Size: 24″ w x 18″ h
Canvas Type: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Signed: On the front 
Series: Part of the Adventures in Africa Series

An oil painting of a hiker scaling up Mount Kilimanjaro, a famous mountain in Africa. Hand-painted on quality stretched canvas and signed in the lower left by commission artist Teresa Bernard.

©️ is a copyright watermark, it is not part of the physical canvas art.

Read more about the Adventures in Africa Series.

Artist Comments

Scaling Mount Kilimanjaro is a commission painting I did for a client who had been on an expedition up this famous mountain in Africa one year. My client supplied the photo from her trip for this painting. Since this was a memorable trip for my client, I kept the painting as close to the photograph as possible. My client loved the finished painting and proudly displays it in her living room, where it receives many favorable comments from her guests.

About Mount Kilimanjaro

Located in Tanzania, Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano and happens to be the highest mountain in Africa at 19,340 feet above sea level. Its three volcanic cones are named Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. It isn’t certain where the name Kilimanjaro originates from, but there are several theories about that. A few possible meanings could be Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness, or Mountain of Caravans. Or it might not be any of these.

This mountain is a popular attraction for hikers and mountain climbers from all over the globe. Some estimate that more people have died trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro than on Mount Everest. However, it needs to be pointed out that Everest is attempted by significantly fewer climbers than Kilimanjaro.

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