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Month: March 2014

Villaviciosa

Villaviciosa

Do you know what is to be accompanied by both King? Anyone is safe because they are all armed, asked Manuel Estrada Fernandez, the artist who sculpted the ten sculptures which today lie in the garden of his home in Selorio (Villaviciosa), representing the Asturian monarchy and region-related Kings between funny and proud. Presiding over the main entrance they rise gallardos and majestic, to the right, the Emperor Carlos I, then Prince when first stepped on Spanish land in Villaviciosa, and to the left, don Pelayo, first King of Asturias, accompanied by the Virgin of Covadonga. Estrada began eight years ago to give shape to these sculptures by more than two meters in height with sandstone from Oles and the Marina of Villaviciosa. Pointing that you began as a ‘hobby’ and because confesses to feel passionate about the history of the region. Recognizes that it has formed in the sculpture of self-taught: whoever knows draw knows carve.

Pointing to what more you It took it was ‘bring and stones, which are not exactly cheap to pay’, says. The figures that portray part of the Asturian monarchy impress who arrives for the first time. One of these carvings is the son of Pelagius, Favila, who, as the legend says, remains a bloody fight with a bear. She is followed onstage Fruela and Alfonso I the Catholic King, wearing a coat with an inscription that represents the “Roman bridge” of Cangas de Onis. There are also Silo nor Alfonso II el Casto, this one with his famous Testament.

The list of Kings, which does not follow a chronological order, complete with Alfonso III el Magno, Alfonso I, Bermudo monk and Ramiro I. The next challenges of Manuel Estrada are represent Mauregatus, Aurelio and Ordono, to which trusts give way this year. ‘And then ran,’ sentence. This maliayes supports feel especially proud of Bermudo, by its shape, and of Alfonso I, which said that “it could be in any place of the world; but, for the moment, you prefer to garden Selorio, also of stone house, in which you can see the coats of arms of Asturias and Estrada, in recognition of his surname. Example of the love of this man to the history and tradition is his collection of Antiquities. It has also carved wood, regarded as a nobler than the stone material. But, since then, to noble and Regal there whoever wins your garden from Selorio.

Waterjet Cutting Mosaic

Waterjet Cutting Mosaic

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