Miniatures , boxes and luxury items
Portrait of a young girl, thought to be Rosalie Fragonard (1769-1788)Attributed to Marie-Anne Fragonard (1745-1823)
© Musée Cognacq-Jay / Roger Viollet
Vanity and writing caseAttributed to the James Cox workshops c. 1760-1770
© Fr. Cochennec et C. Rabourdin / Musée Cognacq-Jay / Roger-Viollet
Snuffbox decorated with portraits of the royal familyPaul-Nicolas Ménière (active from 1775 to 1826) Signed 'Mennière Rue MomConseille [rue Mauconseil] à Paris' on the inner rim
© Carole Rabourdin / Musée Cognacq-Jay / Roger-Viollet
Entrance to permanent exhibitions is free.
Visioguides in french, english or spanish are available for 5€ at the entrance of the museum..
It redraws the story of the Cognacq, founders of the store La Samaritaine, of the Hôtel Donon and makes you discover around fifty works of the museum. Information about artistic genres (portrait, genre scene...), technics or using are also available.