Otto Gerstenberg

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DiedApril 24, 1934(1934-04-24) (aged 85)
  • Entrepreneur
  • mathematician

Otto Gerstenberg (born September 11 1848 in Pyritz; died April 24 1934 in Berlin) was a Germany|German entrepreneur, mathematician and an early 20th-century Berlin art collector.


In his childhood Gerstenberg lived in Pyritz. Gerstenberg studied mathematics and philosophy in Berlin. From 1873 Gerstenberg worked as mathematician for assurance Allgemeinen Eisenbahn-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft, which later became German assurance Victoria. In 1888, Gerstenberg became a member of the supervisory board in that assurance and was since 1891 CEO of the assurance.

In 1884, Gerstenberg married Elise Wilhelmine Winzerling, with her he had two daughters. The famliy homo was first at Großbeerenstraße in Berlin-Kreuzberg and later in Berlin-Lichterfelde (Berlin)|Lichterfelde. His daughter Margarete married 1921 physicist Hans Georg Scharf.

Collected arts by Gerstenberg

Honoré Daumier:
Der eingebildete Kranke
today: Eremitage
Sankt Petersburg Gustave Courbet:
Porträt Gustave Mathieu
today: Sammlung Oskar Reinhart 'Am Römerholz'
Winterthur Edgar Degas:
Place de la Concorde (Degas)|Place de la Concorde
today: Eremitage
Sankt Petersburg Édouard Manet:
Au café
today: Sammlung Oskar Reinhart 'Am Römerholz'
Winterthur Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
Dans le jardin
today: Eremitage
Sankt Petersburg Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
Femme sur un escalier
today: Eremitage
Sankt Petersburg Édouard Manet Édouard Manet:
Pertuiset, the lion hunter
today: Museu de Arte
São Paulo Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec:
Un coin du Moulin de la Galette
today: National Gallery

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