De Maistre

The name de Maistre may refer to:


  • Joseph de Maistre (1753–1821), Savoyard jurist & political conservative
  • Roy De Maistre (1894–1968), Australian artist
  • Xavier de Maistre (1763–1852), French military man and writer

Other articles related to "de maistre, de":

Xavier De Maistre - Allusions in Other Works
... The title of de Maistre's book "Voyage Autour de Ma Chambre" is cited in a verse by Carlos Argentino Daneri, a character in Jorge Luis Borges's short story "The Aleph" ... "Voyage Autour de ma Chambre" is mentioned in British author Alain de Botton's book The Art of Travel (2002, ISBN 0-375-42082-7) ... Alphonse de Lamartine writes the poem Le Retour when De Maistre returns to Paris ...
Roy De Maistre - Painting - Patrick White
... In 1936 De Maistre met the 18 years younger novelist Patrick White ... outsiders in their own families (for example De Maistre's family disapproved of his painting and described it as 'horrible') as a result they both had ... Patrick White dedicated his first novel Happy Valley (1939) to de Maistre, and acknowledged de Maistre's influence on his writing ...
Patrick White - Travelling The World
... In 1936 White met the painter Roy de Maistre, 18 years his senior, who became an important influence in his life and work ... Patrick White dedicated his first novel 'Happy Valley' (1939) to de Maistre, and acknowledged de Maistre's influence on his writing ... In 1947 de Maistre's painting Figure in a Garden (The Aunt) was used as the cover for the first edition of White's The Aunt's Story ...
Xavier De Maistre
... Xavier de Maistre (10 October 1763 – 12 June 1852) of Savoy (then part of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia), lived largely as a military man, but is known as a French writer ... The younger brother of noted philosopher and counter-revolutionary Joseph de Maistre, Xavier was born to an aristocratic family at Chambéry in October 1763 ... in the army of Piedmont-Sardinia, and in 1790 wrote his fantasy, Voyage autour de ma chambre ("Voyage Around My Room," published 1794) when he was under arrest in Turin as the consequence of a duel ...

Famous quotes containing the word maistre:

    Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.
    —Joseph De Maistre (1753–1821)