Dana Gillespie on Carl Kahler

In this episode Dr Laura-Jane Foley meets singer songwriter Dana Gillespie. Dana chooses a painting entitled ‘My Wife’s Lovers’ - a painting commissioned by wealthy, American philanthropist Kate Birdsall Johnson of 42 of her Persian and Angora cats. Painted by Austrian artist Carl Kahler (1856 - 1906) it has been described as the “world’s greatest painting of cats”.


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Presented and produced by Dr Laura-Jane Foley

Recorded and edited at Wisebuddah, London

Title Music - 'Blue' from Colours by Dimitri Scarlato

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