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Anya Seton

Anya Seton, born Ann Seton, was an American author of historical romances, or as she preferred they be called, "biographical novels". Seton's historical novels were noted for how extensively she researched the historical facts, some of them were best-sellers: Dragonwyck and Foxfire were both made into Hollywood films. Three of her books are classics in their genre and continue in their popularity to the present: Katherine, the story of Katherine Swynford, the mistress and eventual wife of John of Gaunt, their children, who were the direct ancestors of the Tudors and the modern British royal family. Most of her novels have been republished, several with forewords by Philippa Gregory. In 2003, Katherine was chosen as the 95th best British novel of all time in a nationwide poll conducted by the BBC. Seton published her first novel, My Theodosia, in 1941, her novel Devil Water concerns James, the luckless Earl of Derwentwater and his involvement with the Jacobite rising of 1715. She narrates the story of his brother Charles, beheaded after the 1745 rebellion, the last man to die for the cause.

The action of the novel moves back and forth between Northumberland, Tyneside and America. Seton stated, she visited her Snowdon cousins at Felton. Billy Pigg, the celebrated Northumbrian piper played "Derwentwater's Farewell" for her; the novel shows her typical thorough research of events and places, though the accents are a little wayward. Seton said that her greatest debt of all was to Miss Amy Flagg of Westoe Village in South Shields, her father's birthplace. In 1904, Seton was born in Manhattan to English-born naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton and American travel writer Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson, she grew up in Connecticut in a wealthy family. Seton married twice, her first marriage at the age of 19 was to Rhodes scholar Hamilton Cottier, they had two children and Seton Cottier. Her second marriage was to investment counselor Hamilton M. Chase in 1930. Together they had one daughter and they divorced in 1968, she died in Old Greenwich and was survived by two daughters, five grandchildren, a great-grandchild.

She is interred at Putnam Cemetery in Greenwich. My Theodosia Dragonwyck The Turquoise The Hearth and Eagle Foxfire Katherine The Mistletoe and Sword The Winthrop Woman Devil Water Avalon Green Darkness Smouldering Fires Anya Seton's papers, housed at the Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich

Jan Rosenthal

Jan Rosenthal is a German former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. Born in Sulingen, Lower Saxony, Rosenthal began his professional career with Hannover 96 in 2005, on a five-year deal, but had to wait until 13 August 2006 before he made his first Bundesliga appearance, as a substitute, in a 2–4 defeat to Werder Bremen, his first Bundesliga goal came against Schalke 04 in the first game he started on 21 October 2006. He settled well into the team following this, was regular choice throughout the 2006–07 season. After ten years with Hannover 96, Rosenthal signed a three-year contract with SC Freiburg on 11 June 2010. On 8 March 2013, Eintracht Frankfurt announced the versatile midfielder was going to join their squad for the 2013–14 season. Rosenthal signed a three-year contract with the side. Rosenthal was loaned to 2. Bundesliga side SV Darmstadt 98 in February 2015 for the remainder of the season. After the loan and Rosenthal agreed to terminate the contract after which Rosenthal signed for promoted Bundesliga side Darmstadt 98 permanently for a duration of two years.

In June 2017, after the club's relegation to the 2. Bundesliga, he extended his contract with the club until 2019. In June 2018, Rosenthal announced his retirement from professional football and agreed the termination of his running contract with Darmstadt 98. Rosenthal represented his country at both under-19 and under-21 levels. 1.^ Includes German Cup. 2.^ Includes UEFA Europa League. Official website Jan Rosenthal at


Tarashikomi is a Japanese painting technique, in which a second layer of paint is applied before the first layer is dry. This effect creates a dripping form for fine details such as ripples in water or flower petals on a tree. Japanese paintings in the past were done on paper with watercolors; the paintings in the Tomb of Kyushu are some of the earliest Japanese art, painted on the tomb’s walls between the fifth and seventh centuries AD. Silk and paper came from China, in the seventh century was used for writing. Silk was most common for hanging scroll paintings, while paper was used for calligraphy on handscrolls. Nikawa was used for paint. Hon'ami Kōetsu was inspired by the Heian period, a model of art from the distant past; these works were popular among the samurai, who tried to evoke the past without losing the beauty of the Heien period. Masters of different artistic media and schools inspired other artists, who created their own styles of art or schools. Honami inspired Tawaraya Sōtatsu, noted for his tarashikomi technique.

The tarashikomi technique is part of the Rinpa style of decorative arts. Tawaraya and Honami created a new decorative-painting school, which influenced Ogata Kōrin. Tawaraya made a living by selling his decorated scrolls and fans from his shop, is known for his tarashikomi paintings on fans and screens. Tawaraya's depth of style freer. Tawaraya's new style of painting was seen in his paintings on screens, his handscroll entitled Kitano Tenjin engi is known for its tarashikomi rendering of clouds and the puffs surrounding them. Tawaraya's school painted many folded screens. Themes were common, inspired by poems of other artists; the screens were not meant to remain like wall art in modern Western houses. Sometimes a single object was repeated on the screen, causing the images to move across the screens; the screens were arranged to fold in on each other. Tawaraya's paintings were referred to as the "Tawaraya style". Several of his paintings may be seen on fans and scrolls, the best-known being images from The Tale of Genji.

Ogata's paintings employed this style, but are simpler. Although Tawaraya preceded Ogata, Ogata's new style would come to bear the name of Rinpa. Of course, there were some differences between Ogata Kōrin's style; the main differences between Tarawaya's style and the new Rinpa style was that the latter used sharper contours and lines and increased the amount of color used in paintings. Rinpa was a style of decorative painting, it was common to add gold leaf to paintings for effect. The metallic look gave the background a sheen, which gave the painted objects on top a layered appearance. In addition, this gave the paintings more solidity. Japanese artists painted on screens using paint components of different layers. Silk was the usual surface; this durability is what gives screens a detailed look. Tarashikomi could add details; the dripped paint layers made buds on a tree shine, moss glow against shadowed bark. Buddhist painters are best known for these techniques; these pictures were popular among the middle class during the Edo period.

Outside the Edo limits, the Floating World became a popular place of escape and pleasure from the strict Tokugawa shogunate. When the water was high, the Floating World existed on raised wooden planks. Carefree activity was found providing interesting material for artists. Working people could escape, for their everyday world. With no family or obligations, one could relax. Tarashikomi was enhanced by Ogata Kōrin. Ogata’s original name was Ichinojo Koretomi, he had four children with different women, was known for frivolity. Some of his early works were paintings on fans. After 1709, Ogata began dedicating himself to the Rimpa style, he made many screen paintings, such as Irises. Irises is based on the part of the tale when a traveler composes a poem after seeing a pond with beautiful Japanese irises; the flowers are used in six screens. Another example of Ogata's tarashikomi screens is Hakurakuten, which demonstrates Tawaraya’s influence; the pool of water in which the bridge sits is colored by using a second pigment of color, added while the first coating of paint was still wet.

Ogata's best-known screen was White Plum Blossoms. This was a

Riparian antbird

The riparian antbird is a species of passerine bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia and southwestern Amazonian Brazil, its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, adjacent thickets on sandbars and riverbanks. The riparian antbird used to be considered conspecific with the blackish antbird but the two taxa were split based their different vocalization; the riparian antbird was included in the genus Cercomacra. A molecular phylogenetic study published in 2014 found that Cercomacra, as defined, was polyphyletic; the genus was split to create two monophyletic genera and six species including the riparian antbird were moved to the newly erected genus Cercomacroides

The Black Prince (disambiguation)

Black Prince or The Black Prince may refer to: Edward, the Black Prince, English prince in the Middle Ages Naresuan, King of Siam Junio Valerio Borghese, Italian noble and military leader Kostas Davourlis, Greek footballer Robby Robinson Peter Jackson, 19th century bare-knuckle boxer Radu Negru, a legendary Romanian ruler known as Negru Vodă Charles Haughey, former Taoiseach of Ireland was known as "The Black Prince of Irish politics" HMS Black Prince, various ships of the Royal Navy Black Prince-class ship of the line, a class of 4 sailing ships of the Royal Navy The British merchantman Black Prince, converted to the man-of-war USS Alfred Black Prince, original name of the USS Warrick, an attack cargo ship Black Prince, a development of the Churchill tank Black Prince, a GWR 3031 Class Great Western Railway locomotive between 1891 and 1915 Black Prince, a Standard Class 9F steam locomotive built for British Rail in 1959, named after preservation in 1967 Black Prince, a Standard Class 7 steam locomotive built for British Railways in April 1951 Black Prince, British proposed civilian rocket Black Prince, Fred.

Olsen Cruise Lines ship Black Prince, British cyclecar made only in 1920 Black Prince, car made in small numbers by Invicta between 1946 and 1950 Vincent Black Prince, British motorcycle The Black Prince, English Restoration era historical tragedy The Dark Avenger, where Errol Flynn plays Edward, the Black Prince The Black Prince, by Iris Murdoch The Black Prince, a 2017 film Alias of Lelouch Lamperouge, a character in the anime Code Geass In the musical Elisabeth, the song "Black Prince" is sung by the character of Elisabeth, in reference to Death, after he spares her life when Elisabeth suffers a fatal accident Black Prince Mountain, in Canada Mount Black Prince, two mountains, one in Canada, the other in Antarctica Psaltoda plaga, Australian species of cicada Rohana parisatis, Asian species of butterfly Cinsaut, a red wine grape known as Black Prince Trollinger, a German/Italian wine grape, known as Black Prince Black Prince, a common cultivar of heirloom tomato Black Prince Buses, a former bus operating company in England Black Prince, Bexley, a hotel and former live music venue in the London Borough of Bexley De Swarte Prinsch, a windmill in Tytsjerk, the Netherlands Alphonse Gangitano, Italian-Australian gangster nicknamed the "Black Prince of Lygon Street" Maharaja Dalip Singh, nicknamed "Black Prince of Perthshire" during his exile in Britain

Elisa Sednaoui

Elisa Sednaoui is a model, actress and film director of Italian and French descent. She has appeared in such films as Eastern Drift, La Baie du renard, Bus Palladium,Les Gamins, Remember Now, as well as in fashion campaigns for Chanel Eyewear, Giorgio Armani and Roberto Cavalli. In 2013, she created the Elisa Sednaoui Foundation, dedicated to promoting creative learning, after-school initiatives for youngsters. Elisa Sednaoui was born in Bra, Piedmont and raised between three countries, Egypt and France, she spent much of her early life in Zamalek, Cairo. Her mother is of Italian heritage, while her father has French roots; the Sednaoui family, a Melkite Greek Catholic family of Syrian descent, finds its roots in the city of Sednaya, from where their surname originates. The Sednaoui family migrated to Egypt at the end of the 19th century and developed successful department stores in Cairo. Sednaoui’s first feature film, Šarūnas Bartas’ Eastern Drift was released in Paris in December 2010, she played the lead female role of "Gabriella", alongside Bartas.

The film was shown at La Berlinale 2010 – section “The International Forum of New Cinema.” In La Baie du Renard, a short film selected to close Critics Week at Cannes Film Festival 2009, Sednaoui starred alongside Pierre Torreton She was seen on French screens in Christopher Thompson's first feature film Bus Palladium, co-starring with Marc André Grondin and Arthur Dupont. Sednaoui starred opposite French actor Pascal Greggory in Karl Lagerfeld’s short film Remember Now, the introduction to the 2010 Chanel Cruise Collection. Sednaoui has appeared in Love Lasts Three Years, released by Europa in January 2012, The Legend of Kaspar Hauser, a surrealistic adaptation of the 19th century Teutonic foundling story transposed to Sardinia. Sednaoui co-directed with Martina Gili the documentary Kullu Tamam; the film showcases Egyptians not covered by mainstream media by telling the stories of characters who, despite their differences of age and belief, share the sudden discovery of what is referred to as “freedom of expression”.

The film depicts the countryside of Luxor. In 2013, Sednaoui created the Elisa Sednaoui Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes creative learning after-school programs for youngsters; the foundation's pilot program, a music workshop for youngsters in Luxor, took place in April, 2014. During a full school-week, local youngsters attended the workshop, which consisted in creative, game-like activities that helped them write and record a full song. In addition to film, Sednaoui has appeared in campaigns for Chanel Eyewear, Giorgio Armani and a Roberto Cavalli fragrance campaign in February 2012, shot by Steven Klein for print and Johan Renck for television. In December 2015 she collaborated with Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino on his campaign for Missoni Fragrance. Before his death during February 2019, Sednaoui served as a muse to Karl Lagerfeld. Sednaoui has been featured on the cover of magazines such as Glamour Italia, Vogue US, Italian Vogue, Vanity Fair, L’Officiel, Marie Claire and Elle, among others.

Sednaoui married an Anglo-Iranian gallerist, Alexander Dellal, on 3 May 2014. They have together two sons, Jack Zeitoun in 2013, Samo in 2017. Stéphane Sednaoui is her cousin. Qasr el-Nil Street search using Google, criteria "when Elisa Sednaoui was married" Elisa Sednaoui on IMDb