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Napoleon’s Throne Room, Palace of Fontainebleau (1137) *

Artist/Designer: Jacob Desmalter, Jean Androuet du Cerceau

Project Location: France

Figure 1: History of Decorative Arts & Design, Graduate Student at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Institution. “Napoleon's Throne Room-Palace.” Photograph. Fontainebleau, France. ( Photographer: Matute, Marlena )
Figure 2: Black and White Photo of BedChamber. Source: ArtSTOR, Washington University, (2019). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : January 14, 2019 | Photographer: Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Art & Architecture Library )


Primary Material(s):
Stone, Fabric, Textile, Paint, Color

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
12th Century, 19th Century

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Fontainebleau, the Palace. English ed. Paris: A. Leconte Publishers, 1986.

Lamington, Alexander Dundas Ross Wishart Cochrane-Baillie. Historic Chateaux : Blois, Fontainebleau, Vincennes. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1877.

Vincent, A. Fontainebleau : The Palace, the Town, the Forest. Paris]: A. Morancé, 1920.

Building Address: 77300 Fontainebleau, France

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (1127 [12th Century])

Supporting Staff/ Designers: N/A.

Tags: French Palaces, Napoleon, French Renaissance

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