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Secrets and techniques in all their kind permeated early glossy Europe, from the whispers of ambassadors at court docket to the emphatically publicized books of domestic treatments that flew from presses and booksellers outlets. This interdisciplinary quantity attracts on methods from paintings historical past and cultural reports to enquire the manifestations of secrecy in published books and drawings, staircases and narrative work, ecclesiastical furniture and engravers' instruments. subject matters contain how buyers of artwork and structure deployed secrets and techniques to build meanings and distinguish audiences, and the way artists and buyers manipulated the content material and show of the subject material of works of art to create an air of mystery of particular entry and privilege. Essays study the ways that popes and princes skillfully deployed secrets and techniques in artworks to maximise social regulate, and the way artists, printers, and folks healers promoted their wares throughout the impact of necessary, mysterious wisdom. The authors contributing to the quantity characterize either proven experts of their box in addition to rising voices. This quantity could have huge allure for historians, paintings historians, and literary students, introducing readers to a desirable and sometimes unexplored part of early smooth tradition.

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108 Fig. four. 4 Michelangelo, the autumn of Phaeton, ca. 1533, black chalk on paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and fifteen bankruptcy five: Hebrew, Hieroglyphs, and the secrets and techniques of Divine knowledge in Ludovico Mazzolino’s Devotional work Fig. five. 1 Dosso Dossi, Jupiter, portray Butterflies, ca. 1524, oil on canvas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Fig. five. 2 Ludovico Mazzolino, Christ Washing the Apostles’ ft, ca. 1527, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Fig. five. 3 Ludovico Mazzolino, Christ Disputing with the medical professionals, ca. 1522, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Fig. five. 4 Ludovico Mazzolino, Dispute within the Temple, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Fig. five. 5 Ludovico Mazzolino, Christ and the Adulterous lady, ca. 1519, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Fig. five. 6 Ludovico Mazzolino, The Tribute cash, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Fig. five. 7 Titian, The Tribute cash, ca. 1524, oil on wooden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred forty four bankruptcy 6: A mystery house for a mystery Keeper Fig. 6. 1 Raphael and workshop, Stufetta of Cardinal Bibbiena, 1516–17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty Fig. 6. 2 Raphael and workshop, Loggetta of Cardinal Bibbiena, 1516–17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Fig. 6. three Marco Dente, Venus Pulling a Thorn from her Foot. ca. 1516, engraving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and fifty five Fig. 6. 4 Raphael, The imaginative and prescient of the Prophet Ezekiel, ca. 1518, oil on panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 Fig. 6. 5 Temple of Vesta, early first century bce, Tivoli. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 bankruptcy 7: Networks of city Secrecy Fig. 7. 1 Map of Renaissance Florence, with destinations of tamburi marked through black containers. . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Fig. 7. 2 external of the Palazzo del Podestà (Museo Nazionale del Bargello), Florence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Fig. 7. 3 Interior courtyard and loggia of the of the Palazzo del Podestà . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 Fig. 7. 4 Nicholas Beatrizet, Pasquino, engraving. accumulated and released by way of Antoine Lafrery in Speculum Romanae Magnificientiae (Rome, 1550) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 viii Illustrations bankruptcy eight: methods of the alternate Fig. eight. 1 Albrecht Dürer, Sudarium with Angels, 1513, engraving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 Fig. eight. 2 Albrecht Dürer, The Sudarium unfolded by means of an Angel, 1516, etching on iron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 Fig. eight. 3 Attributed to Baccio Baldini, The Samian Sibyl, ca. 1470, engraving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 Fig. eight. 4 Francesco Rosselli. Annunciation, after 1482, engraving from the sequence The Mysteries of the Rosary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Fig. eight. five 3rd Map of Africa (detail), engraving from Ptolemy, Geography (Rome: Conrad Sweynheym and Arnold Pannartz, 1478). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 Fig. eight. 6 Map of the Holy Land (detail), engraving from Francesco Berlinghieri, Septe giornate della geographia (Florence: Niccolò Tedesco, 1482). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 Fig. eight. 7 Map of “Modern” Italy, engraving from Francesco Berlinghieri, Septe giornate della geographia (Florence: Niccolò Tedesco, 1482).

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