George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant when she married Baron Dudevant) was a French novelist of the 19th century and considered as a feminist.
She had 2 children Maurice and Solange.
In 1808, George Sand, came to live , with her grandmother, in the House of Nohant, after the death of her father.
In the beautiful House of Nohant she wrote many of her books as Consuelo, La Mare au Diable, Le Meunier d'Angibault. And most of here novels are set in the Berry countryside and villages around Nohant.
She hosted many of the most important artists and writers of her time, including Chopin, Balzac, Victor Hugo and Delacroix.
After the death of George Sand, the house passed to her son Maurice Dudevant. And the house remained in the family until the death of Sand's granddaughter, Aurore Dudevant in 1961.
Isn't the house charming?
The house was classified as a National Historical Monument of France in 1952 and was opened to the public in 1961.
The English-style park.
George Sand's grave is in a small enclosed cemetery between the church and the garden.
The bedroom with the "lit à la polonaise".
A beautiful 18th century screen in this bedroom.
The staircase in the entry hall.
In the entry hall hangs a portrait of her granddaughter Aurore Dudevant.