the first (above) an oil painting from the collection of Coop Cooprider, Diego Voci Historian. The second (below), a wonderful pastel, is from the collections of Christine Khan, Diego’s German agent for Germany from 1972 until after his death in 1985. Easter was a reverent occasion for Voci family in Gasperina, Italy. https://www.artifactcollectors.com/diego-voci-antonio-diego-voci-3984818/Page18.html#121380
62 years ago, Messina Arcangela, the Matriarch of the Voci family was treated to her long awaited religious wish to visit Saint Peters Basilica in Rome. Internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-85) is standing to the right of his mother Messina (the 3rd one in from the left).
Diego Voci’s family in Gasperina, Italy were devote Catholics, which shows up in Diego’s painting below titled “Procession“.
Diego Voci “Procession” #93877 20 1/2″ x 16 1/2″ oil on canvas
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At this Holy time Artists are inspired, Diego Voci and the Foreign Students of the Bethlehem Icon Center (in Bethlehem) was among them.
Diego Voci FACE OF CHRISTUS 15 1/3″ x 11 1/4″ oil on canvas,
Private collection of Christine Khan
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