Christine Rettinger was born in Murnau, upper Bavaria. She spent her youth in Murnau, Munich and Switzerland.
Christine, is an artist herself. In the mid 1970’s she opened her first gallery on the fashionable island of Sylt in northern Germany. By the late 1970’s, a second gallery was opened in the Haimhausen Palace near Munich.
In 1985 she acquired Galerie Wimmer on the Briennerstrasse in Munich. Christine collaborates with art dealers and auctioneers in London, Paris and New York