Frederick Rihel (1621 - 1681) came from Strasbourg and was a successful Merchant in Amsterdam.
Portrait of Frederick Rihel on Horseback by Rembrandt, c. 1663
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 214 x 192 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £160,000)
- Acquired in:
- Lady Salmond
As an official of the civic guard he took part in the procession which welcomed the Prince of Orange into Amsterdam in 1660. Frederick Rihel is wearing an ornate dress and there are glimpses of the procession winding along behind him.
(1741) Earl of Grantham; Earl Cowper; Lady Desborough; Lady Salmond.