Molly Joan Lamb Bobak
(1920 - 2014)
Molly Joan Lamb Bobak was active/lived in British Columbia, New Brunswick / Canada. Molly Bobak is known for female figure and crowd genre painting, teaching, combat artist.
Collection of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. All rights
Portrait of the artist, painted by her step-mother Vera Weatherbie, oil on canvas, 18" x 14"
Biography Molly Joan Lamb Bobak
Molly Lamb Bobak (1920-)
The central theme in Bobak's work have been flowers and crowds of people. Her flower paintings, mostly rendered in watercolor and washes express the fragility of her subjects. Her crowd paintings, mainly rendered in oil, are impressions of gatherings, showing the artist's interpretation of the essence of the occasion rather than the minute details of it.
She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1920, the daughter of Harold Mortimer-Lamb, a mining executive, publisher, art critic, art collector, photographer and painter and Mary Alice Price/Williams.
In 1938, she began her formal art studies at the Vancouver School of Art under Jack Shadbolt. She joined the Canadian
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