San Geraldo and I very quickly fell in love with a large, framed, fine-art giclee print. Klaus painted the original during one of many trips to Morocco. The original painting now hangs in Boston, Massachusetts, where San Geraldo and I first met.
Judyshannonstreetwhat chose three small, unframed Frigiliana street scenes.
When Judy wondered aloud how she would get a large framed painting home to Seattle, Klaus said, "Oh, it rolls."
We all looked perplexed and imagined attaching wheels to the bottom of the frame.
Judy followed with, "And then what, it would just fit under my seat on the plane?"
Klaus laughed and said, "I mean, I take it out of the frame and it rolls [up] in a cardboard tube."
|"PACIENCIA" (PATIENCE). 75 X 63 CM (30 X 25 INCHES).|
PROUDLY DISPLAYED IN OUR LIVING ROOM.
Klaus and I initially began to converse in Spanish and he asked where I was from. When I told him I was American, he was surprised. I've been told at times I speak Spanish with an Italian accent. But Klaus, originally from Germany, told me he thought I was either Swedish or German. Ach du lieber and Swedish meatballs! Swedish or German? Italian and Spanish are at least both Romance languages!
These are called "panqueques" in Spanish. Or, as I pronounce it, Flappen Jacken Hooten...