Masséna Museum, Nice, France Photos

Musée Masséna is located in a beach front mansion (c1901) (35 Promenade des Anglais, Nice). Along with its elaborately decorated rooms, & many examples of 1st empire furnishings & decorative arts, the museum houses Napoleonic artifacts, early 19thC posters promoting holidaying in Nice, & items relating to Marshall Masséna, after whom the museum is named.

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Balustrade of beach front mansion now Musée Masséna. Nice, France.Elaborate iron gate at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Front facade & gardens at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Portico at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Balustrade of beach front mansion (c1901) (35 Promenade des Anglais) now Musée Masséna. Nice, France. Architect: Hans-Georg Tersling.Elaborate iron gate at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Front facade & gardens at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Portico at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Copper roof & ornate window frames at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Front hall at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Mosaic tile floor in front hall at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Smoking room in Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Copper roof & ornate window frames at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Front hall at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Mosaic tile floor in front hall at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Smoking room in Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
1st Empire clock & candle sticks in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.1st Empire clock in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Ornate gilded urn in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
1st Empire clock & candle sticks in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.1st Empire clock in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Ornate gilded urn in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Frescos on vaulted ceiling in main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Frescos on vaulted ceiling in main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Frescos on vaulted ceiling in corner of main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Surrender of Genoa at Cornigliano Bridge in 1800 from series of paintings of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Frescos on vaulted ceiling in main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Frescos on vaulted ceiling in main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Frescos on vaulted ceiling in corner of main drawing room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Surrender of Genoa at Cornigliano Bridge in 1800 from series of paintings (1901) of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Battle of Rivoli in 1797 from series of paintings of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Fight at Bridge of Ebelsberg in1809 from series of paintings of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Battle of D'Essling in 1809 from series of paintings of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Napoleon I in full regalia painting by Baron Gérard at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Battle of Rivoli in 1797 from series of paintings (1901) of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Fight at Bridge of Ebelsberg in1809 from series of paintings (1901) of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Battle of D'Essling in 1809 from series of paintings (1901) of Marshal Masséna's military history by Paul-Louis-Narcisse Grolleron at Masséna Museum at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Napoleon I in full regalia (1805) painting by Baron Gérard at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Napoleon III & Eugénie painting by Winterhalter at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Cup & saucer in gilded porcelein,1st Empire, at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Cup & saucer depicting Napoleon on campaign, Sevres porcelain, 1st Empire at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Chocolate cup & saucer by Jean-Népomucène-Hermann Nast, Paris Porcelein,1st Empire at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Napoleon III & Eugénie painting (1853) by Winterhalter at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Cup & saucer in gilded porcelein,1st Empire, at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Cup & saucer depicting Napoleon on campaign, Sevres porcelain, 1st Empire at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Chocolate cup & saucer by Jean-Népomucène-Hermann Nast, Paris Porcelein,1st Empire at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Ornate ceiling of semi-circular veranda off dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Plasterwork on walls embellished with Nereid's in dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Gilt 1st Empire clock in dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Ornate ceiling of semi-circular veranda off dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Plasterwork on walls embellished with Nereid's (early 20thC) in dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Gilt 1st Empire clock in dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Reading room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Family portrait in stairwell at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Family portrait in stairwell at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Napoleonic era portraits at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Reading room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Family portrait in stairwell at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Family portrait in stairwell at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Napoleonic era portraits at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Portrait of d'André Masséna in uniform of a division general at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte in painted plaster by Charles-Louis Corbet at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Death mask of Napoleon in wax by Docteur Archibald Arnott at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Vest worn by Napoleon while in exile at St.Helena at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Portrait of d'André Masséna in uniform of a division general (1796) at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte (c1800) in painted plaster by Charles-Louis Corbet at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Death mask of Napoleon (1821) in wax by Docteur Archibald Arnott at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Vest worn by Napoleon while in exile at St.Helena at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Empress Joséphine painting by Antoine-Jean Gros at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Court cloak in silk brocade worn by Joséphine at the crowning of Napoleon in Milan as King of Italy at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Diadem of Empress Joséphine consisting of cameos, gold, silver, precious stones & pearls, given by her brother-in-law, Joachim Mural, King of Naples at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Marble bust of Princess Pauline Borghese sister of Napoleon, in style of Antonio Canova at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Empress Joséphine painting (1808) by Antoine-Jean Gros at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Court cloak (1805) in silk brocade worn by Joséphine at the crowning of Napoleon in Milan as King of Italy at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Diadem of Empress Joséphine (c1808-14) consisting of cameos, gold, silver, precious stones & pearls, given by her brother-in-law, Joachim Mural, King of Naples at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Marble bust of Princess Pauline Borghese (early19thC) sister of Napoleon, in style of Antonio Canova at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Bracelet given by Napoleon III to daughter of Mayor during visit to Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Mementos of 2nd Empire of France at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Portrait of Queen Victoria replica of painting at Windsor Castle by Heinrich von Angeli at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.French Soldiers at Cimiez Monastery painting by Theophile Gide at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Bracelet (1860) given by Napoleon III to daughter of Mayor during visit to Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Mementos of 2nd Empire of France at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Portrait of Queen Victoria (1885) replica of painting at Windsor Castle by Heinrich von Angeli at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.French Soldiers at Cimiez Monastery painting (1859) by Theophile Gide at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
View of Nice from Conque hills painting by Hippolyte Caïs de Pierlas at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Shepherd painting by Ercole Trachel at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Fishers pulling their nets at seashore of Ponchettes painting by Ercole Trachel at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Casino on Jetty Promenade painting by Nicolas Beraud at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
View of Nice from Conque hills (above Saint-Phillippe) painting (c1830) by Hippolyte Caïs de Pierlas at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Shepherd painting (mid 19thC) by Ercole Trachel at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Fishers pulling their nets at seashore of Ponchettes (mid 19thC) painting by Ercole Trachel at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Casino on Jetty Promenade painting (1891) by Nicolas Beraud at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Graphics about town of Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Graphics about town of Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Winter in Nice poster designed by Atelier Chéret at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Winter in Nice poster embellished with the shield of the city of Nice by Jules Cheret at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Graphics (c1900) about town of Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Graphics (c1900) about town of Nice at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Winter in Nice poster designed by Atelier Chéret (Paris) at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Winter in Nice poster (1897) embellished with the shield of the city of Nice by Jules Cheret at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Holidays in Nice poster by Edouard Menta at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Gigantic Carnival King by Gustave-Adolphe Mossa at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.

Holidays in Nice poster (1906) by Edouard Menta at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Gigantic Carnival King (1914) by Gustave-Adolphe Mossa at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.


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