Year: 1990 Source: Proceedings of the Pavese Society Newsletter, v.2, (1990), p.69-76 SIEC No: 19900581

This article provides a biography of artist, Mark Gertler (1890-1939). Mark experienced depressions & migraine headaches for most of his life. He was poor for most of his childhood, but had success with his painting early in his career. However, he did experience periodic money troubles. His finances became more secure in time, & in 1930, he married. His marriage disintegrated, & he became obsessed with his depression & his headaches. He committed suicide in 1939. (VM)