Displayed in a 1637 Dutch catalog. Its bulb cost between 3000 and 4200 guilders(florins) depending on size. A skilled craftsman at the time earned about 300 guilders a year

Displayed in a 1637 Dutch catalog. Its bulb cost between 3000 and 4200 guilders(florins) depending on size. A skilled craftsman at the time earned about 300 guilders a year

DUTCH SCHOOL,Three tulips: Viceroy, Purper en wit van jeroen and Isabelle,Sotheby's,London

DUTCH SCHOOL,Three tulips: Viceroy, Purper en wit van jeroen and Isabelle,Sotheby's,London

This is a painting of the most expensive tulip ever sold, 13000 florins in 15th ce. Netherlands. That amount would have bought a large house and a tract of land! The unusual stripping is responsible for the Tulip speculation of the 15th century and a virus was responsible for the coloring!

The Virus that Destroyed the Dutch Economy

This is a painting of the most expensive tulip ever sold, 13000 florins in 15th ce. Netherlands. That amount would have bought a large house and a tract of land! The unusual stripping is responsible for the Tulip speculation of the 15th century and a virus was responsible for the coloring!

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Tulip Mania

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Tulip mania or tulipomania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced tulip reached extraordinarily high levels and then suddenly collapsed. At the peak of tulip mania, some single tulip bulbs so - Picmia

Tulip mania or tulipomania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced tulip reached extraordinarily high levels and then suddenly collapsed. At the peak of tulip mania, some single tulip bulbs so - Picmia

Ketubah Gallery. Welcome to my gardening blog http://www.facebook.com/flowerindoorgardening #tulip  #flower #bulb

Ketubah Gallery. Welcome to my gardening blog http://www.facebook.com/flowerindoorgardening #tulip #flower #bulb

Винтажные картинки для творчества.. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Винтажные картинки для творчества.. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

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