First Bob Ross TV painting, completed in a half an hour, goes on sale for nearly $10 million

“A Walk in the Woods,” the first painting Bob Ross produced for hic iconic show “The Joy of Painting,” sits on display at the home of Modern Artifact owner Ryan Nelson, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, in Wayzata, Minn. Ross was known for his unpretentious approach to painting on his long-running show, “The Joy of Painting,” but now the painting he completed on his first show in 1983 is for sale for nearly $10 million. Minneapolis gallery owner Ryan Nelson calls it the “rookie card” for Ross. (AP Photo/Mark Vancleave)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — What would Bob Ross think?