Strudel came to the court in Vienna in 1686 and got a job as a court painter . Most of the time he worked with his brother Peter Strudel . His work marks the transition to high baroque in Austria ; but was in the style of Gian Lorenzo Bernini .
The princes of Liechtenstein commissioned Strudel with some monumental statues for their Moravian castles Feldsberg and Eisgrub . Since taste in art changed at the beginning of the 18th century, it was not possible for court architect Giovanni Pietro Tencalla to introduce Paul Strudel (or his brother Peter Strudel ) as his successor. The German builder Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt from Genoa was preferred to the Strudel brothers.
Paul Strudel died in Vienna on November 20, 1708 at the age of about 60.
- 1700 - Statues of the Habsburg rulers in the domed room of the national library .
- 1700 - Statues of the Habsburg rulers in Laxenburg Castle .
- Felix Czeike , Historisches Lexikon Wien, Volume 5, Strudel Paul, Vienna 1997. ISBN 3-218-00547-7
- Koller, Manfred: The Strudel Brothers : Court artists and founders of the Vienna Art Academy. - Innsbruck: Tyrolia, 1993. - ISBN 3-7022-1830-0
- Karl Weiß: Strudel, Paul Freiherr von . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 36, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1893, p. 640.
- Entry on Paul Strudel in the database of the state's memory of the history of Lower Austria ( Museum Niederösterreich )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian sculptor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1648|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Cles , Trentino|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 20, 1708|
|Place of death||Vienna|