ArtworksMolly Lamb BobakTown Crier Competition, 19911920-2014CAD 32,000
Inscriptionssigned, ‘MOLLY LAMB B.’ (lower right); inscribed and titled, ‘ 91-0043 TOWN CRIER/ COMPETION [sic]’ (verso, upper horizontal stretcher)
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Inc., Montreal
Private collection, Town of Mount Royal, Quebec
By descent to private collection, Calgary
The Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers 3rd World Championship was held in Fredericton in 1990 and was sponsored by McCain Frozen Foods. Although we cannot be absolutely certain, it is a reasonable hypothesis that Molly’s drawings for our Town Crier Competition dated 1991 are of that important international competition. The McCain families were enthusiasts of Molly & Bruno’s careers and did invite them to participate at various festive events, ones that inspired paintings by Molly shortly thereafter.