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Theory. The National Football League starts using full color print as tech and demand are expanding

My resume cliff notes: 45 years in the Printing Industry.

This painting seems to be more than just eye candy.
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1963
The RCA 301 computer, which is also sold by ICT and Siemens, is also used by other companies for composing text.
Among the machines for which it can create paper tapes is the Photon 560 phototypesetter.

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My father gifted this to my brother in the 60's.
HE WORKED FOR RCA !
more to follow....

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    emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,046 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The above painting created by David Boss
    David began his 38-year career in the NFL in 1958, when Pete Rozelle brought him onboard to work on the Rams’ game program. Seeing David’s talent, Pete eventually had him on the field taking photos of the games, including all of the 25 Super Bowls that had taken place at that time. He joined the NFL Properties as a consultant in 1963 and became its fourth employee in 1965, escalating to Corporate Vice President and Creative Director for NFL Properties for the next 26 years. David’s creative eye led him to paint the first set of NFL team paintings in 1965, which were later reproduced as the first set of posters for the NFL. He was also responsible for commissioning the Super Bowl art from Super Bowl I to XXV, as well as all the Super Bowl game programs. David’s appreciation for comic book art served as inspiration to his artistic endeavors with the NFL.
    More than any other person, David has been responsible for the transformation of sports graphics – he was an illustrator, artist, creative director, photographer and mentor to many. His legacy of excellence has had a tremendous influence on the graphic design standards and promotion of all sports, both amateur and professional. Among the books he conceived, contributed to and produced were: “The First 50 Years,” “A History of Professional Football,” “The Pro Football Experience,” “A Game of Passion,” “Great Ones,” “NFL Quarterbacks from Baugh to Montana,” “The NFL Experience,” and “More Than A Game.” In his spare time, he conceived, edited and produced “A Treasury of American Wines,” another subject on which he was an authority, and was project director for “Conquest, A Cavalcade of USC Football.”
    David Boss was well-known among sports photographers everywhere as a patron, colleague, friend and mentor. His legacy and influence will forever live in the hearts and minds of those he so touched.
    Davis Boss passed away January 8, 1999.
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    Wow just found this article a few min. ago when I found out the artist name.
    There's other paintings by David Boss out there.
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    Does anyone know if a painting has to be certified by a sports grading co. ?

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    emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,046 ✭✭✭✭✭
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    nendeenendee Posts: 550 ✭✭✭

    I think I follow you here. Yes, those iconic game program artwork are total classics. Interesting history!

    Cubs and Purdue Fan - Ouch!

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    emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,046 ✭✭✭✭✭

    UPDATE
    I haven't seen any other game day program's with a 4 color cover.
    Adding, I also haven't seen another Philadelphia Eagle's painting anywhere close to these two icons.
    Also, I'm still trying to figure out if he's smiling. LOL

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    emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 4,046 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I Called the NFL hall of fame and emailed photos . No Reply .
    The Quarterback painting must have a
    prov·e·nance.
    noun
    the place of origin or earliest known history of something.

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