Gilbert Cannan and his Mill by Mark Gertler

Saw “Finding Netherlands” on Broadway and there was a segment about a Merry Go Round and all I could think was that’s Mark Gertler’s painting. There were those hats with the flat tops that the women wore. Barrie is connected to Mark Gertler by way of Gilbert Cannan.  Porthos, Barrie’s dog, is portrayed in the painting of Gilbert Cannan and his Mill. Cannan and Barrie were acquainted. The song number was so like the Merry Go Round painting of Gertler and my reference in my play of going   “round and round.” This article is one I found online:

My Daily Art Display today is all about the artist and the person who is the subject of the painting.  The artist who painted today’s featured painting was Mark Gertler and the painting which he co…

Source: Gilbert Cannan and his Mill by Mark Gertler