Frederick William I of Prussia, (1688-1740). Medium: oil on panel. Date: 1737. Selbstbildnis des Koenigs Friedrich Wilhelm I von Preussen; Frederick William I (1688-1740) of the House of Hohenzollern, King in Prussia and Elector of Brandenburg from 1713-40 as Frederick William II; aka 'the Soldier King', 'der Soldatenkoenig'; father of Frederick II the Great of Prussia from 1712-86; Provenance: Staatliche Schlosser und Garten, Potsdam, Germany. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.