Joseph Boulton

Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching, verso
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Alt text: Bronze sculpture of a cat stretching
Joseph L. Boulton
American, 1896 – 1981
Cat Playing With Leaf 
Bronze, 2 3/4 H. x 9 3/4 W. x 3 D. inches
Signed on base: J L Boulton
Inscribed: Cellini Bronze Works N – Y –

Artist Description

Joseph Boulton traveled East to New York from his home in Fort Worth, Texas to pursue a career in art. He began at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. Later, he went on to study under the celebrated sculptor H.A. MacNeil at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, also in New York. As a sculptor he is recognized for his sympathetic and ennobling depictions of animals and people, especially native Americans.

Memberships:
Allied Artists of America
Philadelphia Artists Alliance
American Artists Professional League
Salmagundi Club

Exhibited:
National Academy of Design, 1921 prize to 1945
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1927-1940
Hempstead, New York, 1945 prize
Danbury, Connecticut
Silvermine Arts Guild, Connecticut
Museums and Public Collections:
Detroit Institute of Art
Fort Worth Museum of Art, Texas
Philadelphia Academy of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

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