Gerard van Honthorst 006



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Portrait of Frederick V, Elector Palatine (1596-1632), as King of Bohemia




oil on canvas

Deutsch: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

Painting depicting Frederick V, Elector Palatine (1596 - 1632) as King of Bohemia. Painted by Gerard van Honthorst in 1634, two years after the subject's death. Frederick is called the "Winter King" of Bohemia because he reigned for less than three months in 1620 after he was installed by a rebellious Protestant faction in 1619 and only reigned for just over a year in all. He is shown wearing the rarely-seen Crown of St. Wenceslas, and other Boheminan Regalia. He is shown wearing the collar of the Order of the Garter. On the table is the Cap representing his separate office as Elector of the Palatinate. He was the father of Sophia of Hannover, from whom King George I of Great Britain and his present-day successors on the British throne are descended.


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11:47, 27 November 2005 User:Kelson 1,000×1,424 232 KB <span class="comment">(Painting depicting <a href="/w/index.php?title=Frederick_V%2C_Elector_Palatine&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Frederick V, Elector Palatine (page does not exist)">Frederick V, Elector Palatine</a> (<a href="/wiki/1596" class="mw-redirect" title="1596">1596</a> - <a href="/wiki/1632" class="mw-redirect" title="1632">1632</a>) as King of Bohemia. Painted by <a href="/w/index.php?title=Gerrit_von_Honthorst&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Gerrit von Honthorst (page does not exist)">Gerrit von Honthorst</a> in <a href="/wiki/1634" class="mw-redirect" title="1634">1634</a>, two years after the subject's death. Frederick is called the "Winter King" of <a href="/wiki/Bohemia" class="mw-redirect" title="Bohemia">Bohemia</a> because he reigned fo)</span>
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