This is Mt. Rubidoux Peace Tower

We go back to Riverside for this entry with a special look at a very special landmark,  Mt.  Rubidoux Peace Tower.

This is Mt. Rubidoux Peace Tower

You can see this print directly on our online store at

Don painted this watercolor in 2006, shortly before his passing in 2007, as one of a series of Peace Tower paintings. It is one of the final works of his career, making it a very special painting. This particular work contrasts the cool background and sky with the warm hues of the foliage and sunlight falling on the bridge.  If you ever get the opportunity to browse around private collections you may see some of Don's other versions of Peace Tower with nearly identical composition but the drastically different color palette and hue.   Don took a few artistic liberties with this piece such as making the road appear more natural when in reality it was paved in the early 1900s with some of the earliest road paving machines.

In 1906, Mt. Rubidoux was originally built as Huntington Park and was built under the leadership of Frank Miller, owner of the Mission Inn, along with Henry E. Huntington and Charles M. Loring as a park to benefit the community of Riverside.   The Peace Tower was constructed in 1925 as a dedication to Frank Miller.    In 1955 the Huntington Park was donated by Frank Miller's heirs to the City of Riverside where it was renamed Frank A. Miller Mount Rubidoux, Memorial Park.

You can see this print on our online store at and we produce it in four different sizes with each one individually printed on archival grade watercolor paper.  When properly framed the print will look nearly identical to the original painting and will hold its vivid color for decades.   I would like to put a giclee print of this beautiful painting into your home or office so here are some great deals I will be offering between now and Monday, June 3rd, 2019.

You can see Peace Tower at

Use coupon code PEACES to save $10 off the small giclee print.  
Use coupon code PEACEM to save $35 off the medium giclee print.
Use coupon code
PEACEL to save $60 off the large giclee print. 
Use coupon code
PEACEXL to save $100 off the extra-large giclee print. 
This offer is only valid on and only for Peace Tower.  This offer expires on 6/3/19 and may not be combined with any other offers. 

We are also very pleased to bring you a special opportunity.  This historic painting is for sale in Riverside California.   In the 11 years that I have been operating none of my grandfather's paintings which are used for giclee prints have come up for sale.   The paintings which are used for giclee prints are among some of his absolute choice works.  Don O'Neill originals are a unique item and this painting carries special significance as he painted it shortly before his passing and it is one of his final works and the historic nature of the subject matter.   The painting is for sale at Lee's Framing and Gallery in Riverside California.  Their phone number is 951-787-1810.  The price is $3300.   You can see all of the original paintings we have for sale at

Thank you very much for reading and supporting Don's Legacy.    It is one of my life's mission's to share my grandfather's art with the world.  We depend on word of mouth to help spread Don's work, if you have any friends or family who may be interested in this or any of his paintings please give them a share.   We have also been active on social media including FacebookInstagram, and Pinterest.  Every like, share, comment, and pin helps us out.  Thank you!  If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly at my contact page.

Riley O'Neill 


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