List of Artists Martin Gensler

Martin Gensler (Hamburg 1811 - Hamburg 1881) - Artist


Landscape and figure painter from a Hamburg artist's family. He was taught painting by J. Rachau and by his brothers Johann Jakob and Günther G., maybe he also studied at the Munich a. Düsseldorf academies. As early as 1830 he exhibited at the Berlin academy. After large parts of Hamburg burnt down in 1842 the Senate commissioned him to conservate the historical remnants and he thus became a pioneer of monument preservation. G. was also involved with the founding of the museum for the history of Hamburg as well as the arts and crafts museum. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Erfurt, Lüneburg, Washington a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker.


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Idyll by the Well

Martin Gensler (Hamburg 1811 - Hamburg 1881)

Idyll by the Well


Proceeds: 4.000,00 €

Link to catalog: November 2013 Norddeutsche Kunst (11/2013)

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Kitchen Scene

Martin Gensler (Hamburg 1811 - Hamburg 1881)

Kitchen Scene


Proceeds: 1.400,00 €

Link to catalog: 16 February 2019: North German Art (02/2019)

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Staircase

Martin Gensler (Hamburg 1811 - Hamburg 1881)

Staircase


Proceeds: 400,00 €

Link to catalog: 22 February 2020: North German Art (02/2020)

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