The museum (musée de la vie romantique) is the house where the painter Ary Scheffer (1795-1858) received Parisian socialites during the Juillet Monarchy: Delacroix, Rossini, Sand, Chopin, Gounod, Tourgueniev, Dickens. The museum offers an overview of the paintings of Scheffer and his contemporaries, as well as the memorabilia of George Sand (furniture, painting, objets d’art and jewels). The ground floor is devoted to George Sand: portraits, furniture, and jewellery from the 18th and 19th centuries. On the first floor, Ary Scheffer’s paintings are surrounded by contemporary works.
Address: 16, rue Chaptal