23 mrt Banker
The Bulb Crash Banker
Hendrick Blauhulck, 1637
Wealth and riches are an ancient pursuit. The unwavering conviction in the tulip trade led to high-risk investments and desperation.
The collapse of the tulip industry was an economic disaster. And history is known to repeat itself! Many more economic disasters have unfolded since the tulip crash. After the wealthy Alfonsz Jansz lost his fortune, he had his portrait painted to warn future generations against following in his unfortunate footsteps.