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Private Roy, Canadian Women's Army Corps

Private Roy,  Canadian Women's Army Corps
Molly Lamb Bobak
Private Roy, Canadian Women's Army Corps

oil on masonite
76.4 x 60.8cm
CWM 19710261-1626

Bobak sketched Private Roy several times in a canteen in Halifax, Nova Scotia, before undertaking the finished portrait. In a 1985 interview the artist commented: “The painting has caught her at a point in time; she’ll always be young and she’ll always be Private Roy to those who see her.”

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