#DIEGO VOCI: #TRIO OF 70’S #PAINTINGS

Scene Africaine Stillife with Chianti Bottle Retour du Travail

These faded Polaroid images are from Helga Voci, widow of internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985). The owners left to right, Major Green, Mr. and Mrs. Kellett and Lilliane Dussard. Where are these paintings now and their owners?

Contact us on the Diego Voci Project Website: https://www.diegovociproject.com/ 
View this Video “Artist of Thousand Faces” https://youtu.be/dECP7O3ftUo  

 

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#DIEGO VOCI FINAL ONE-MAN SHOW, DIED 43 DAYS LATER

 

It is well known in art history that Amadeo #Modigliani in his lifetime (1884-1920) had only one gallery solo exhibition, which was shut down by the police the first day. According to one source, #Modigliani painted 354 oil paintings before he early death.  He died poor.  The last sale of a #Modigliani this month (May 2018) sold for $157 million. 

 

#VanGogh painted, by one estimate, 900 oil paintings and never had a gallery solo exhibition and sold only one painting in his self-chosen-short-lifetime (1853-1890).  He died poor. The last #VanGogh sold for $81 million at Christie’s in November 2017.  In 1990, a #VanGogh went for $130 million.

 

Internationally collected artist Antonio #Diego Voci was born the year #Modigliani died  (1920-1985), #Diego Voci had several one-man exhibitions, painted about 4,000 oil paintings in his lifetime and sold most of them to collectors from all over the world.  “The Diego Voci Project” has been searching since 2009 to find them and catalog them for historical purposes.  Link: https://www.diegovociproject.com/

 

Here is the newspaper write-up in Germany about #Diego’s final exhibition.  He died of lung cancer 43 days later on August 10, 1985. 

DIEGO w Owner Gerd Schulz and wife at STAUFEN-GALERIE 23 JUN 1985

 

DIEGO VOCI #MASTERPIECE FOUND IN #LITHUANIA

Since late 2009, the Diego Voci Project has been in a worldwide search for the best of Diego Voci oil paintings. We just found this “VOCI” masterpiece in Lithuania for $3,500 complete door to door.

 

Horses in Pasture Ebay

Diego Voci; Pferde auf Weide; 61x108cm oil on canvas, signed “Voci” 

This is only the 4th “VOCI” discovered so far from the era of Diego’s connection to the Schlossgalerie (who served a wealthy horse owner clientele) in Zurich advertised as “Antonio Voci”, 1962-1965. It is the first that DVP could acquire for the day a generous benefactor is willing to finance a major Diego Museum Exhibition.

In his early career internationally collected artist Antonio Innocenzo Voci (1920-1985) signed his works some form of VOCI (VOH-chee).  He was known his nickname by “Diego”. About 1966 he began using the “Diego” signature through 1985.

Here are the 3 other examples of “VOCI” paintings:

Collector Heidi Hurlimann: https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/early-diego-voci-discovery-unveiled/

Collector Sid Lall; https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2015/12/02/diego-or-degas-horses-racing/

Unknown Collector; Kodner Gallery; https://www.artifactcollectors.com/diego-voci-antonio-diego-voci-3984818/Page6.html#44858

 

 

 

#DIEGO VOCI #IMPRESSIONISM IN SMALL PACKAGE

 

Heuernte #1061-590 Emery 30x40cm 1976

Diego Voci; “Heuernte” #1061-590 oil on canvas 30x40cm 

What happened to Brice Emery?  42 years ago he purchased this little Diego Voci jewel in Germany.  Help the Diego Voci Project find the remaining lost oil paintings.  There are a couple thousand more to be found out of a total 4,000.  This original collectors remaining on the earth are fewer by the day.  But Diego artworks remain.

Contact us at diegovociproject.com or diegovociproject@gmail.com

 

THE GREAT SEARCH IS ON! LOST DIEGO VOCI #PAINTINGS

Italienische Strassenszeme #1241-182 Col. Frances Gannon 50x60cm

Diego Voci; “Italienische Strassenszene” 60×50 cm #1241-182

La Promenade #151-188 Mrs. Chamsi Brown 70x80cm

Diego Voci; “La Promenade”        80×70 cm #151-188

Les Clochards #251-213 front index cards - Copy

Diego Voci; “Les Clochards” 50x40cm #251-213

This trio of works on canvas by internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985) is lost out there in the world somewhere.  And there are a couple thousand more, help us locate them.  The original Diego owners have either passed away, or are dying, divorced or downsizing.

Each have frames made by Helga Voci, Diego’s love and confidant.  She found these faded Polaroid images in a shoe box.

Contact the Diego Voci Project: diegovociproject@gmail.com or visit www.diegovociproject.com

 

 

 

#DIEGO VOCI #TRAVELS BEAUTIFUL #BRIDGES

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. But who saw beauty in bridges, poor people, farmers and workers? Internationally collected #artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985)! Here are just 3 examples of Diego’s rendering of bridges:

VENICE (Bridge) 1061-568 Index Card CLOSE-UP Herr Fronhoefer Kaiserslautern 60x50cm 1977.jpeg (2)

#Diego Voci  “Venice” 50 x 60 cm. #1061-568  Sold by #GONDOLA 1977

HERBST LANDSCHAFT Bridge CLOSE-UP 1091-996 Gift to ITALIAN in Pirmasens 60x80cm.jpeg (2)

#Diego Voci “Herbstlandschaft” 60 x 80 cm 1091-996 Gifted to “Italiani” in Pirmasens

DIE KLEINE BRUECKE INDEX CARD CLOSE-UP 41-667 40x30cm May 1977 Mr. G. Stickley.jpeg.jpeg

#Diego Voci “Die Kleine Brücke”  40 x 30 cm  471-667 Purchased by May 1977

As well said about Diego “Each movement had its great masters, but there are very few who could create art unconfined by a single style like Diego.” – C. Voci (*)

ENJOY THE BEAUTY DIEGO SAW IN EVERYTHING! Click here to see the Diego Voci images #GOOGLE has selected for its Diego #Gallery. Amazing.  Here is GOOGLE’s 1st page:  https://www.google.com/search?q=Diego+Voci&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwig7LPm8YDZAhUI5GMKHQfdAUwQ_AUICigB&biw=1677&bih=896

Help the DVP find these lost Diego Voci #Bridge paintings: diegovociproject@gmail.com

#Beauty captured by the Diego Voci Project published by #Stephen Max:

http://www.blurb.com/books/5419805-the-beauty-of-diego

BEST #LANDSCAPE ARTISTS #CEZANNE, #PISSARO AND DIEGO #VOCI

Often heralded as “The Artist of a Thousand Faces“, internationally collected artists Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985) is no slouch on landscapes.

Paesaggio #361-456 Roland Kooh

Diego Voci; “Paesaggio” 50x60cm #361-456 oil on canvas

Landschaft #1061-580 Patricia Laiter

Diego Voci; “Landschaft” 40x50cm #1061-530 oil on canvas

To view more Landscapes visit: https://www.pinterest.com/diegovoci/landscapes-diegovocitm/

Visit and LIKE US on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiegoVociProject/

#DIEGO AND #DEGAS

Two Great Artists with a Deep Love of #Horses

Worldly acclaimed Edgar Degas (1834-1917) and Internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985) both equine illustrators exemplar.  Examples of Diego’s compilation of horses is the first set and Degas is the second set of image.

Horse Compilation by Diego

Degas Horses Collage

The purpose of including 2 images (positioned in the center in the first set) by Diego is to find them today so we can bring their provenance up to date.  If you see them, contact us at diegovociproject@gmail.com.

All we know to date is the top center one was posted on Artifact Collectors by Nadja, we believe in Germany.  And the bottom center image was purchased originally by Col. Harrington back in 1975.

CELEBRATE BEING YOU!!

The team at Diego Voci Project joins New Yorker and its chosen artist Kadir Nelson for this day of liberty in wishing one and all a Happy 4th of July.

The New Yorker July 3 2017

Internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-85) noted in Wikipedia embraced all peoples for his subjects.  The evidence is in his thousands of oil paintings.  Google “Diego Voci” and click “Images” to see the large collection Google has selected.  The Diego Voci Project (DVP) is seeking to find and catalog the many hundreds of Diego Voci canvases scattered around the world. www.diegovociproject.com   

La Muse et Le Poet, and a Box of old Polaroid Images

Helga Voci, widow of Diego Voci (1920-85), sent the Diego Voci Project Team a box of old faded polaroid images of oil paintings by Diego.   Sifting thru hundreds, we came across this index card with the image of “La Muse et Le Poet”, the number of the painting, dimensions, year of purchase and the collector who purchased.

Le Muse et Le Poet Front Index Card HalsaverLe Muse et Le Poet back index card without price

The team recognized the name as one of Diego’s collectors, The Halsavers wrote an excerpt on their Diego Voci collection:

We have about 10 Diego’s works and treasure them.  In fact, will still have the receipts for most all.  We visited him in his home and he has joined us for a bottle of wine at ours in Stuttgart in the mid-70’s.  Christine Khan, who displayed Diego’s works in her Wiesbaden studio, joined us maybe a half dozen times, too.  We have a folder of Diego’s promotional materials and ads from various handouts as well as newspaper articles about him.  His house had a dozen or more New Mexico magazines scattered about and as we had moved from New Mexico to Stuttgart, we talked of his time there and how we loved his realistic pastels of Indians that we bought.  We are glad that you have taken the initiative to honor Diego works on this site.  

The Diego Voci Project Team is presently cataloging all of Diego Voci’s works of art into the Diego Voci Estate Archive.

This is a message to the Halsavers and others to send the Diego Voci Project Team images of your Diego works.  Visit www.diegovociproject.com or email us at diegovociproject@gmail.com.  We are excited to receive your images.  Google “Diego Voci”, and click Images. Amazing!