Was it because André Derain. the French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism is an ancestor. Or was he influenced by a teacher at school in Algeria?
This is what he was drawing at that time, when he was around 10.
Whatever, there is no doubt that Bob dedicated his life to art even though he never achieved the recognition he strived for later in life.
The world was recently impressed by the Everydays – First 5 000 Days NFT Beeple produced from his years of daily work. If Bob’s small postcard sized images had been smilarly processed there would have been three NFTs auction.
This is poster is a combination of 11 envelopes containing 550 of the 15 000 plus images he left on the shelf in shoeboxes….