(1876 - 1956)
Paul Herzel was active/lived in New York / Germany. Paul Herzel is known for sculptor-animal, painter, illustrator.
Biography Paul Herzel
The following is from Marc Houseman, Museum Director, Washington Missouri Historical Society, Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.
Paul Herzel was born in Silesia, Germany in 1876. He died in May of 1956 at the City Hospital in New York City at the age of 79. When he was seven years old his family emigrated to the United States locating at St. Louis, Missouri. As a young boy, he began drawing, painting scenery along the Mississippi River, and modeling clay which he found along the river bank. His father died when Paul was 14 or 15, and he went to work as a machinist with the American Brake Company in St. Louis.
While working there, he also began to study painting at the St. Louis Art School at about age 22. During this time
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