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Malmaison dated from the early eighteenth century and was gloomy and run-down.
Malmaison became one of the most visited and copied houses of the time, but the grounds were famous in their own right.
Josephine died at her beloved Malmaison on May 29, 1814 of a chill she caught while taking a walk on the grounds.
www.georgianindex.net /Napoleon/Malmaison/Malmaison.html   (1086 words)

 Réunion des musées nationaux
Although the name of Malmaison goes back to the thirteenth century, the château that bears the name today is more recent: the main building dates from the seventeenth century and the two wings flanking the courtyard, from the eighteenth.
Bought by Josephine Bonaparte in 1799, it was the home of the First Consul and his wife and the seat of the French government, along with the Tuileries, from 1800 to 1802.
Malmaison became a museum in 1906, followed by Bois-Préau in 1958, and both are devoted to Napoleonic history.
www.rmn.fr /gb/02musees/01presentation/musees/malmaison/malmaison.html   (189 words)

 Encyclopedia: Chateau Fontainebleau
The Royal Chateau of Fontainebleau (in the Seine-et-Marne d partement), the largest of the French royal chateaux, introduced to France the Italian Mannerist style in interior decoration and in gardens, and transformed them in the translation.
The Salle des Fetes, in the reign of Henri II, was decorated by the Italian Mannerist painters, Francesco Primaticcio and Niccolo dell’ Abbate.
Nevertheless, with a decade Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, began to transform the Chateau de Fontainebleau into a symbol of his grandeur, as an alternative to empty Versailles, with its Bourbon connotations.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chateau-Fontainebleau   (783 words)

 Chateau Malmaison, Malmaison Palace, France
The name of Malmaison came from the Normans who invaded France in the middle ages -- it literally means "bad house," and it probably was when it was first built.
The former medieval castle of Malmaison no longer exists, and most of what is now standing was built in the 18th century.
During the French Revolution of 1789, the rich families who owned Malmaison were forced to sell it to Joséphine Bonaparte, wife of Napoleon, First Consul, for the equivalent of 45,000 euros, a real fortune at this time.
www.parismarais.com /le-marais-guide/chateau-malmaison.htm   (405 words)

 George Glazer Gallery - A. Garrise, Vue de la Malmaison No. II
Serene view of Napoleon and Josephine's chateau, Malmaison, showing people gathering in the courtyard on a sunny day.
The decor and landscaping of Malmaison by Napoleon (1768-1821) and his wife, Josephine (1763-1814) made it the archetype of the Empire style.
A fantastically expensive project, the houses and grounds of Malmaison were among the most visited and imitated houses of the time.
www.georgeglazer.com /prints/aanda/historic/malmaison.html   (153 words)

 Great Places to Stay - Malmaison Hotel, Leith, Edinburgh
The Malmaison brand was based on a distinctive vision to fill a gap in the hotel market, offering the modern-day traveller a taste of luxury living, fabulous decor, style bars and bistros - all at a mid price tariff.
The bar at the Edinburgh Malmaison is an intimate place to sit for a leisurely café latte, beer or a snack by day or share a bottle of wine or indulge in a cocktail or two by night.
The Brasserie de Malmaison changes its menu every few weeks but the selection of dishes for each course is pretty extensive so that you could return time after time and still have a good choice.
www.rampantscotland.com /stay/bldev_stay_malmaison.htm   (1467 words)

 ipedia.com: Joséphine de Beauharnais Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In 1779 she married a French army officer, Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais; he was guillotined during the Reign of Terror in 1794.
With him she had a son, Eugène de Beauharnais (1781-1824), and two daughters, Hortense de Beauharnais (1783-1837)and Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789-1860).
By her son's daughter, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, wife of King Oscar I of Sweden, she is a direct ancestress of the present royal houses of Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein.
www.ipedia.com /josephine_de_beauharnais.html   (317 words)

 Château de Malmaison
La Malmaison was the name of the country house (or chateau) a few kilometres out from Paris that Josephine de Beauharnais bought for herself and her husband Napoleon in April 1799, while he was away at the wars.
After he returned from his Egyptian Campaign, he was furious at her for purchasing the expensive house with the money she expected he'd bring back from the campaign.
After Napoleon and Josephine divorced, he gave her Malmaison, as well as a pension of 5 million Francs a year.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/chateau_de_malmaison   (294 words)

 Malmaison (in Josephine's day) (rose garden)
Among Josephine's sources were an Englishman, Mr Kennedy of the partnership of Kennedy and Lee, nurserymen trading at Hammersmith, who joined forces in the world-wide search for roses with M Andre du Pont, the director of the Jardins de Luxembourg in Paris where he established another famous collection of roses.
The rose breeder Eugene Hardy, who was du Pont's successor at the Jardins de Luxembourg, also served Malmaison well.
102:] "Malmaison" was the palace to which the Empress Josephine retired after her divorce from Napoleon.
helpmefind.com /rose/gd.php?n=19   (967 words)

 josephine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A widow after her first husband was guillotined during the French Revolution, she reluctantly agreed to marry Bonaparte, at the time a little-known artillery officer.
Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie was born on June 23, 1763, in Martinique, in the French West Indies.
Pius VII informed Josephine herself, on the eve of the day set for the coronation of the empress, that she had not been married to Napoleon in accordance with the rules of religion.
members.aol.com /lunariviera3/josephine.html   (883 words)

 LCF Rothschild Group - The Lifestyle - Wine - Château Malmaison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The 24 hectares that make up Château Malmaison lie adjacent to Château Clarke and were purchased in 1973.
The harvest is matured in new and year-old casks that confer smoothness, elegance and finesse — female traits befitting the Baroness Nadine de Rothschild.
Malmaison wine is best stored at a constant temperature of 12 to 14 degrees and should be brought up from the cellar several hours before serving.
www.lcf-rothschild.com /en/groupe/art/vins/cm.asp   (274 words)

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Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie was the daughter of Gaspard Tascher de la Pagerie and Marie-Rose Claire des Vergers de Sanois.
Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie was born on June 23, 1763 in Trois Islets, Martinique.
Herzogin is the daughter of Kaiser Franz II von Österreich and Maria Teresa Carolina Giusepinna de Bourbon-Sicilie.
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 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
I enjoyed the chateau and even in peak summer season, there were only a couple people in the place, so it is not crowded.
I think the stop itself is named "chateau" and you have to pay attention to the names on the bus stops as you pass and get off at the right one--notice when you are at the one before that point and be ready to get off the next one.
The road is "avenue du chateau de Malmaison".
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=2&tid=34521256&numresponses=1&start=0   (1229 words)

Notes : Bought in 1799 by Joséphine Bonaparte, the First Consul's wife, the Château de Malmaison became the seat of government for France between 1800 and 1802.
Entirely redecorated by the architects Percier and Fontaine, Malmaison was later abandoned in favour of Saint-Cloud.
It was also to be her place of refuge after being repudiated and then divorced.
www.napoleon.org /en/gallery/pictures/files/Chateau_Malmaison1.asp   (118 words)

 Antiques and the Arts Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Feigenbaum's co-curator is Bernard Chevallier, the well-known director of the Musee National du Chateau de Malmaison, the residence of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte outside of Paris, and the curator-on-site in New Orleans is Victoria Cooke, the current curator of painting at NOMA.
Within the exhibition, the Louisiana Purchase and its historical context are brought to life through the actual documents of the transaction, through biography and portraiture of the principal personalities -- Jefferson, Napoleon and his wife Josephine -- and through their personal possessions that illustrate the Empire or Classical style of the period.
On the French side, Bonaparte's residence at Chateau de Malmaison is the best-known lender, but important exhibits have also been sent by museum of Franco-American Cooperation (Musee de la Cooperation Franco-Americaine) at the Chateau de Blerancourt, outside of Paris and by the Fondation Napoleon.
www.antiquesandthearts.com /CS0-04-15-2003-13-27-39   (1715 words)

 ORB Bibliographies: Castles
Dunlop, Ian, 1925- Chateaux of the Loire; with a preface by the Duc de Brissac.
Castillos de Aragon / [por] Cristobal Guitart Aparicio.
Description des nouveaux jardins de la France et de ses anciens chateaux...: Description of the modern gardens and ancient castles in France...: Beschreibung der neuen Garten und alten Schlosser in Frankreich...
the-orb.net /bibliographies/castles.html   (11391 words)

 LCF Rothschild Group - The Lifestyle - Wine - Bordeaux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In 1973 Edmond de Rothschild bought two vineyards emblematic Médoc countryside: Château Clarke, at Listrac, and Château Malmaison, an adjacent property at Moulis.
The final task consisted in erecting a chai, or storehouse, to age the harvest in casks.
Once the wine vats were completed, the redevelopment of Château Peyre-Lebade was brought to a successful conclusion in 1989 with a new storehouse capable of holding over 2000 casks and oak tuns with a capacity of 1800 hectolitres.
www.lcf-rothschild.com /en/groupe/art/vins/bordelais.asp   (448 words)

 ► Book Roses Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Malmaison is a small property in Moulis, which is in the Medoc region of Bordeaux in France.
But anyway, Josephine de Beauharnais purchased Malmaison in 1799 for her and Napolean, and in 1800-1802, Malmaison (together with the Tuileries) was the seat of government.
Josephine planted and expanded the rose gardens of the Chateau, and was very interested in natural science.
www.buymedia.ca /review.php?product=735   (283 words)

 Chateau de la Loire visitez paris son tourisme ses musees, monuments avec un Chateau de la Loire
Chateau de la Loire visitez paris son tourisme ses musees, monuments avec un Chateau de la Loire
Vous cherchez un guide a paris pour vous faire visiter la capitale francaise (Chateau de la Loire), avec ses monuments historiques et touristiques.
Diplome d'etat de tourisme, Daniele Louveau-Jouan vous guide a Paris, guide interprete, tour de ville a paris, visite de groupe, reservation de musee, visite en car, paris a la carte, notre dame et Chateau de la Loire, montparnasse, bastille, Les catacombes, La basilique de saint denis et Chateau de la Loire...
www.guideinparis.com /france/guide-interprete/chateau-de-la-loire.htm   (166 words)

 Prixdesvoyages.com est un comparateur de prix en voyage
Départ le 24 août de Paris pour un séjour de 7 nuits en pension complète dans un hôtel 4* avec plage privée : à partir de 629 € ttc (au lieu de 956 € ttc).
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www.prixdesvoyages.com   (966 words)

 Magazine Antiques: Josephine as patroness of the arts - Empress of France's patronage civilized her husband's court
The refurbishing of Malmaison was achieved under Josephine's close supervision, according to Napoleon's valet, Constant Wairy (1788-1848), (3) and it is the house most identified with her.
This small chateau just outside Paris provided a place where she could relax with Bonaparte (as she always called him) and her two children, Eugene de Beauharnais (1781-1824) and Hortense (Pl. VIII), both of whom Napoleon adopted.
The focus of this article is Josephine's personal collection of paintings and sculpture, but it should be remembered that her patronage in every realm was distinguished by unusually sound instincts and was extended to the foremost artists and artisans in their fields.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1026/is_3_162/ai_91088121   (1259 words)

 January Scholars in France 2003
The Musée de la Musique, part of the Cité de la Musique in the Parc de la Villette, brings together a collection of over 4,500 instruments, objects, and artworks covering the history of music since the Renaissance.
The chateau of Malmaison was bought by Josephine, Napoleon's first wife and empress, in 1799 without Napoleon's consent.
An interesting part of our visit was the opportunity of talking to the curator of Malmaison, from whom we found out many interesting details related to the administration of a chateau-museum like Malmaison.
web.mit.edu /jsf/2003/museums.html   (3028 words)

 FRANCE Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Malmaison visitors are not alone in their admiration of Empire style.
The architects, who had studied in Rome between 1786 and 1790, went on to publish books of drawings that were used by cabinetmakers and bronze craftsmen to create detailed reproductions of the new decorative motifs.
Now, he also offers French Art Deco and mid-century classics, “designs from the ’40s and ’50s, all very fashionable now, that were influenced by the modern lines of Empire furniture.” Empire, however, still occupies a special place in his heart and, he believes, in the history of decorative arts.
francemagazine.org /articles/issue70/article95.asp?...&article_id=95   (2571 words)

The château de Malmaison, purchased by Josephine in 1799 was, together with the Tuileries, the French government's headquarters from 1800 to 1802.
On returning from Elba, Napoleon visited Malmaison as a place of pilgrimage and stayed there a few days before being exiled to the island of Saint-Helena.
After many trials and tribulations and breaking up of the estate in many smaller pieces, the château was donated to the State in 1904 by the philanthropist Daniel Osiris and the museum re-opened in 1906.
www.napoleon.org /en/magazine/museums/files/National_Museum_the_Chateau.asp   (532 words)

 18-20 October, 1999: Paris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Josephine retired to Malmaison, her favorite residence which she had received in the settlement, and lived in imperial style until her death in 1814.
Malmaison sports many of the same xeriscopic butterfly plants recommended for Texas: salvia, cosmos, coreopsis, coneflower, etc. Indeed, even the Marché aux Fleurs displayed lantana — in the form of topiary trees.
It was sooo cold that even though we could see the towering Arc de Triomphe illuminated in the night sky just a little further along that most famous cosmopolitan street, we opted to instantly burrow into the warm subway instead.
users.htcomp.net /weis/Paris18&20-99.html   (2716 words)

 The Barge Company 2005 Season - LESPRITDEUROPE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Visit to the charming château of Malmaison, home of the Empress Josephine, and for a time, of Napoleon himself.
Early cruise along the bewitching meanders of the Seine to Les Andelys, past the imposing Chateau Gaillard.
Excursion to the famous city of Rouen: visit of the modern Jeanne d’Arc Church (16C stained glass, acknowledged to be the most beautiful in Normandy), the Cathedral (12C-13C Gothic masterpiece), Old Town (700 half-timbered houses).
www.bargecompany.com /LESPRITDEUROPEitinery.htm   (297 words)

 Nicolas-Sébastien Adam le Jeune and Ange-Jacques Gabriel: Autumn (66.29.2) | Object Page | Timeline of Art ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This vase, along with its mate by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (66.29.1), was part of a set of four designed for the gardens of the royal Château de Choisy by the architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel.
The Museum's pair was given by Louis XV to the marquis de Marigny, the marquise de Pompadour's brother, who placed them in his own château at Ménars, where they remained until the beginning of this century.
The other pair, decorated with the attributes of spring, was made by Jacques Verberckt and is divided between the Musée de Louvre in Paris and the château at Malmaison.
www.metmuseum.org /TOAH/hd/gard_1/hod_66.29.2.htm   (171 words)

 Kosher Wine.com - Search Results
The vineyards are planted at a density of 6700 vines per hectare and produce very small yields.
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