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    Grandpa's Love

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    Price: 100,000. USD
    Contact Heidi Steinman

    cell phone: (559) 786-9153

    email: heidisteinman@yahoo.com
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    My grandpa, Charlie, played his trumpet in the marching band in World War 2.  He fought with his music.  After the war he owned a shoe repair business in Visalia, Ca called Charlie's Shoe Shop.  He repaired the soles of shoes.  Alongside his business he had a band for over 50 years called Charlie and Friends.  He played his heart out; music was his joy.  In his later years up until 96, I had the privilege of going with him as he played at retirement homes "for the old folk" he said.  His theme song which he always closed with was "Love".

    I had the privilege of living with him for 2 years in his house.  He was the biggest encourager of my artwork.  I learned to love him more deeply as I spent lots of time with him.  The process of this painting took about 6 months.  But the whole experience I would say is timeless.

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    Name of Artist: Heidi Steinman
    Country: United States
    Width (inches): 36
    Height (inches): 24
    Media: Oil
    Painting Style: Representational: Figurative / Other
    Social Media Connect @: heidisteinman on instagram


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