Frederick V, Elector of the Palatinate & King of Bohemia (1596-1632).
17th c Dutch Baroque Painting
Gerrit van HONTHORST (aka Gherardo delle Notti; Gherardo Fiammingo)
(Utrecht, 4 Nov 1592 - 27 April 1656, Utrecht)
Oil on canvas
Berlin. Deutsches Historisches Museum.
"Frederick was Elector Palatine from 1610 until 1623, and also ruled as Frederick I, King of Bohemia, for just over a year from 1619 to 1620. Because of this short reign he was nicknamed the Winter King."