Let me now write in the first person, to stop for a moment my usual indirect style, somewhat abstract and impersonal. And all because of a happy discovery, or possibly rediscovery, already seeing so many historical images of Córdoba not know if it's the first time you watch them or continue to surprise me as the first time I saw.
This article could weave the usual way and. Namely, first, writing some biographical information about the author or stylistic paint, photo engraving; second, inviting the reader or viewer to contemplation of the works covered by Article. But it. In this case no. I would simply indicate that the author of the two pictures is the Spaniard Dario Regoyos, one of the most genuine representatives of the Spanish Impressionism. For everything else, a good book or Art History, failing, the wikipedia.
The title of the work, Tower in Cordoba. But, What tower?, What Córdoba? At first glance it does not seem to have much difficulty identifying. This is the minaret tower of the church of Santiago, Agustin Moreno Street, before Sol, with its familiar steeple. But let the nonsense. Is my Santiago minaret tower, you saw from my roof identical Street Rave in perspective. Rule, by the proximity of the tower, Don Dario was in my house, which at that time was to be owned by a funeral. I prefer to place the focal point in any of the houses opening onto the adjoining street Frias, specifically in one that is already in the eighties, or late seventies, let's call was made with architecture traditional-modern. But what an extraordinary look at the church with the same eyes that Don Dario.
At number 17 born Rave Street for more than four decades and the miraculous offering panoramic rooftop Cordoba enjoyed until the nineties of the last century and. As usual in Cordoba for those years in that house lived the family. Not only the nuclear, grandparents also, uncles, cousins and even a silversmith who lived rent. More Cordoba House, impossible. Following its acquisition in the fifties proceeded to reform for housing adaptation to different children of your buyer, Antonio Sáez Pozuelo, writer's paternal grandfather, city known not only for his original profession, the espartero, but because foreman foremen the steps of Holy Week. Among the residents of the street remember the nicknames derived from their guilds: painters, the tocineros, the piconeros, the egg… and Ca Periquín, grocery store in the old way, that there is still something converted. The medieval Cordoba pervivía even in the last quarter century.