From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Alpine Scene (The Wetterhorn?), between 1861 and 1865

  • Bisson Frères, French, active 1841-1900
  • Louis-Auguste Bisson, French, 1814-1876

Albumen print

  • Image and sheet: 15 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (39.7 × 24.4 cm) Mount: 19 7/8 × 15 1/8 inches (50.5 × 38.4 cm)

Gift of Wm B. Becker


see inscriptions

Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on mount, below photograph: Suisse Wetterhorn de Chalet del aigle Stamped, in red ink, lower right of mount, just below photograph: Bisson Frères

William B. Becker (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA)

1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bisson Frères; Louis-Auguste Bisson, Alpine Scene (The Wetterhorn?), between 1861 and 1865, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Wm B. Becker, F1983.173.