Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great

Wolfgang Pfauder/Stiftung Preussische Schloesser und Gaerten via Bloomberg

A portrait of Frederick the Great (1763) by Johann Georg Ziesenis. A portrait of Frederick the Great (1763) by Johann Georg Ziesenis. Frederick built an ornate, gilded picture gallery at Sanssouci for his collection. The 300th anniversary of Frederick's birth is to being celebrated in 2012 with dozens of exhibitions and events.