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Napoleon’s Bedchamber, Château de Malmaison (1806) *

Artist/Designer: Jacob Desmalter, Jacob Frères

Project Location: France

Figure 1: Napoleon's Bedchamber. Source: Damian Entwistle, Malmaison-Napoleon's Bedchamber. 2013, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 29, 2013 | Photographer: Damian Entwistle )
Figure 2: Napoleon's Bedchamber. Source: Emily and Jim, Josephine Chateau de Malmaison. Digital Images. ( Source | Accessed : December 29, 2013 | Photographer: Emily and Jim )
Figure 3: Napoleon's Bedchamber. Source: Emily and Jim, Josephine Chateau de Malmaison. Digital Images. ( Source | Accessed : December 29, 2013 | Photographer: Emily and Jim )

Style/Period(s):
Neoclassical

Primary Material(s):
Fabric, Textile, Wood, Light, Color

Function(s):
Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
1204, 1799, 19th Century, 1806

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Joséphine. Testament De L'impératrice Joséphine, Trouvé... Dans Son Château De La Malmaison. Impr. De Moronval ((Paris,)).

Lescure, Adolphe De. Le Château De La Malmaison : Histoire, Description, Catalogue Des Objets Exposés Sous Les Auspices De S. M. L'Impératrice / Par M. De Lescure,... H. Plon (Paris), 1867.

Quellern, L De, G. Rayssac, Jean Ajalbert, and Ernest Dumonthier. Château De La Malmaison : Texte Historique Et Descriptif / Orné De 100 Planches... Donnant plus De 200 Documents Dessinés... Par Percier Et Fontaine. C. Foulard (Paris), 1908.

Building Address: Avenue du Château de la Malmaison, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (Unknown – estimation 1244)
Owned by Josephine/Napoleon Family (1799)
Opened as Museum (1905)

Supporting Staff/ Designers:

Percier and Fontaine (Renovation Architects Under Josephine)
Jacob-Desmalter (Designer of Bedroom 1806)
Jacob-Frères (Furniture Designer)

Tags: Castles of France, Chateau Bedrooms, Bedroom Interiors, French Interiors

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