Waiting for the 8:18

Frederick William Boulton (American, 1904-1969)
Waiting for the 8:18, date unknown
Oil on Masonite
25 ¼ x 32 1/8 in.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Marquette, 1953

Frederick William Boulton was born in Mishawaka, Indiana. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the American Academy, as well as the Académie Julian, Paris. From 1938-1959 he lived in the Braeside area of Highland Park on Pine Point Drive. He was a painter, and an illustrator, and also worked as a general craftsman who showed at venues such as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the Highland Park Women’s Club. Boulton was an art director and vice-president at the advertising agency J. Walter Thompson Co., Chicago.

Photo by Michael Tropea