THE #WARMTH OF #SPAIN

#Max and #DiegoVoci™ PART FOUR 

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Scene Espagnolewas purchased through Diego’s home in June of 1976.

“During our tour in #Europe we spent many wonderful #vacations and traveled throughout #Spain. It was during these vacation trips we came to appreciate the vibrant #culture and #beauty of the #Spanish people. When we saw the painting “Scene Espagnole” we understood immediately that it reflected our own feelings of the beauty of #Spain.

 Diego’s ability to articulate the #life of people through his #art is unparalleled.

We not only have our own memories of Spain, we appreciate a constant visual reminder of these memories through this #painting and Diego’s art. It was 1976 during our final visit to #Diego’s home in #Schwetzingen we instantly developed a deep appreciation for “Scene Espagnole”. We had by this time, in preparation for our repatriation, converted all of our funds to #Canadian #Dollars and transferred our finances to #Edmonton. Diego’s extraordinary insight and sensitivity focused like a laser beam on our situation and our attraction to this painting. Understanding this, Diego gave us the painting without deposit, simply on our promise we would pay for it on our return to #Canada.

When a few years later I had the opportunity to discuss his trust in me with this painting, I asked Diego what he would do if I hadn’t paid him as I promised, to which he immediately replied, in his playful good natured way  “I would have come to Canada and killed you”.

 

To view quotes by Helga and more information on this painting, visit this link

http://www.artifactcollectors.com/diego-voci-painting-of-the-week-5154118/Page3.html#58927

 

DIEGO VOCI PROJECT CLOSES TO CELEBRATE COOPRIDER 56 YEARS STILL IN SADDLE

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I married Patti Keister 56 years ago on Valentine’s Day.  We’re leaving Friday the 13th for New York.  (Going from 70 degree San Diego sunshine to Manhattan snow to “celebrate”?)

In honor of the occasion, the websites for Diego Voci Project will take a 2 week breather.

In the meantime:

“I wish you, health, and more than wealth, I wish you love.”

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

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Diego Voci Historian

Diegovociproject@gmail.com