Mathias Gerl

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Mat (t) hias Franz Gerl or Mathias Gerl the Younger (born April 1, 1712 in Klosterneuburg , Lower Austria ; † March 13, 1765 in Vienna ) was an Austrian architect and builder .


Mathias Gerl the Younger belonged to a family of Viennese builders, Josef Gerl (1734–1798) should also be mentioned. Its architecture was influenced by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt .

In 1829 the Gerlgasse in Vienna- Landstrasse (3rd district) was named after him.


Parish church Oberlaa

The imperial quarry

Mainly supporting architectural parts were made of the hardest Kaiserstein , so an intensive collaboration with Kaisersteinbruch masters is documented.

Web links

Commons : Mathias Gerl  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. particular, were called (selection) Simon Sass Laber , Franz Trumler , Johann Gehmacher , Johann Michael Strickner in: Helmuth Furch , Historical Dictionary Kaisersteinbruch. Volume 2 I – Z, index Gerl buildings, Gerl Ignaz, Joseph , Liborius Thaddäus, Mathias the Elder. Ä., Mathias Franciskus, Peter . Museum and cultural association Kaisersteinbruch , Bruckneudorf-Kaisersteinbruch 2004.
  2. ^ Historical lexicon Kaisersteinbruch. Volume 2 I-Z. PDF.