Bob Ross Original Paintings

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TxAg
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Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by TxAg » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:56 pm

This is kinda silly, but I'd love to have one. My 5 yr old was home sick today, and we watched youtube videos of Bob Ross all day. It reminded me of when I was a kid and home during the summers.

Has anyone bought one? Can they be found for a reasonable price? My limited searching hasn't turned up anything.

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Re: Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by PhilosophyAndrew » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:59 pm

The short answer is no, they cannot be easily purchased for any price.

The long answer is much more interesting:

https://www.nytimes.com/video/arts/1000 ... stery.html

Andy.

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Re: Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by mervinj7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:01 pm

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/w ... -paintings

I was also interested but I don't think they are for sale. I have fond memories of watching episodes with my father almost three decades ago.

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Re: Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by alex_686 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:01 pm

He sold almost none of his paintings, and thus very fee are in circulation. They go for about 10k when they do come up. His non-profit has thousands, but they are warehoused. He made 3 of every painting. One as a reference, a TV version, and one to be photographed for his book.

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Re: Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by sawhorse » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:54 pm

This video talks about them. The short answer is no.

https://youtu.be/rDs3o1uLEdU

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Re: Bob Ross Original Paintings

Post by unclescrooge » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:57 pm

You should paint your own version. That is the best way to honor the memory of dear Mr Ross.

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