Beasts of the Alps

High above the clouds, scaling steep mountain peaks with grace and ease, are the mountain goats (known locally as bouguetin), deer and chamois.

On the lower slopes, also amazingly agile, are the gentile giants of the Swiss Alps, bovine beasts, or simply cows, grazing the mountain grass, watching and chilling. Often still, they can run fast and climb steep mountain banks as well.

It’s not easy to take a good photo without it appearing rather cliche. Yet to see these animals close up and to witness their grace and lightness is mesmerising.

Everything in Zermatt is a bit special. The chocolate, the mountains. Even the sheep. They have black noses and are appropriately called black nose sheep. Handsome beasts I say.

How to buy?

If you wish to purchase any of my photos, please drop me an email stating your requirements. Prices vary depending on the size starting from Fr.80 for a small unframed 20x30cm print.

All prints, regardless of size and material are numbered and sold as limited editions of 25, and are provided with a certificate of authenticity.

My email is

Donna Stevens

Golden Doe Art

Switzerland: +41 79 460 78 97

UK: +44 7971 912 369 

WhatsApp: +44 7971 912 369


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