Anticipated closing time: Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 4:00 PM ET
Current bid: $6,000 CAD
Next bid: $6,500 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

26856 11-Jan-2022 05:08:36 PM $6,000 AutoBid

16760 11-Jan-2022 05:08:36 PM $5,500

26856 09-Jan-2022 09:42:10 AM $5,000 AutoBid

16339 09-Jan-2022 09:41:56 AM $4,750 AutoBid

26856 09-Jan-2022 09:41:56 AM $4,500

16339 22-Dec-2021 05:33:37 PM $4,250 AutoBid

824221 20-Dec-2021 08:07:05 PM $4,000

The bidding history list updated on: Sunday, January 23, 2022 05:36:18

LOT 303

1922 - 2014

Through the Crowd
oil on canvas on board
signed and on verso signed and titled
5 1/2 x 13 1/2 in, 14 x 34.3 cm

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Preview at: Heffel Vancouver

Acquired in New Brunswick by a Private Collector
By descent to the present Private Collection, British Columbia

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, The Queen Comes to New Brunswick: Paintings and Drawings by Molly Lamb Bobak, September 27, 1977 - February 6, 1979, traveling to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, Charlottetown; Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's; The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa; and Sir George Williams Art Galleries, Montreal, catalogue #49

The opening of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's third visit to New Brunswick was on July 15th, 1976. After the official welcome at the Legislative Assembly Building in Fredericton and a stop at City Hall, The Queen and Prince Philip visited Woolastook Provincial Park. This painting depicts their attendance at the Boy Scout Jamboree, where they then picnicked with approximately 3,500 schoolchildren, and viewed performances by Les jeunes chanteurs d'Acadie and the Kiwanis Steel Band.

The consignor's father was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and was assigned to the Queen's security detail for that day. He would be depicted in the painting alongside the Queen, who Bobak placed in the center of the composition, identifiable in her iconic blue dress and white gloves.

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