Petrus Augustus de Genestet

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Petrus Augustus de Génestet (P.A. de Génestet) (Amsterdam, November 21, 1829 – Rozendaal, July 2, 1861) was a Dutch poet and a theologian.

Petrus Augustus de Génestet lost both of his parents at a very young age; after that he lived with his uncle, the Dutch painter Jan Adam Kruseman. He studied at the Amsterdamse Atheneum and the Seminarium der Remonstrantse Broederschap to become a ... more »

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  • ''O land of manure and mist, of dirty, cold rain.''
    Petrus Augustus De Genestet (1829-1861), Dutch minister. "Boutade," First Poems (1851), trans. by Wm. Z. Shetter (1970).
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