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This is Irish Countryside

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While the bulk of Don's paintings depicted California, his home for the last 46 years of his life,  he made a point to travel all over the world and produce paintings of scenes which interested him.  This particular painting is rather special as it is both a scene of a far away land and a painting represents a scene from Don's heritage. 

This is Irish Countryside
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Don traveled all over the world during his career,  Ireland had a special place in his heart as it was the home of his grandfather, a man who actually passed away over 15 years before Don was born.   He was visiting Ireland in his late 70s looking for information of his family history and specifically was trying to track down the birth records of his grandfather.   This painting is fairly special in contrast to the life Don lived, this painting told the story of his heritage.

Usually with paintings I have to a fair bit of…