Drawing in the Album amicorum of Heinrich Flück

Tekening door N.N. in het album amicorum van Henricus Flück

During the years 1603-1614 Heinrich Flück, a native of Cologne, studied at the universities of Herborn, Jena, Altdorf, Frankfurt an der Oder and Greifswald. His album includes for example a gouache – probably made in Jena – showing an altogether gloomy picture of student life: the student is looking at his empty purse lying on the table. Where his money went to appears from the attributes lying ar…