Secrets in all their variety permeated early modern Europe, from
the whispers of ambassadors at court to the emphatically publicized
books of home remedies that flew from presses and booksellers
shops. This interdisciplinary volume draws on approaches from art
history and cultural studies to investigate the manifestations of
secrecy in printed books and drawings, staircases and narrative
paintings, ecclesiastical furnishings and engravers' tools.... more...