I came across the review on Wordpress - the other Blogger - which apparently recommended the book to me since my name is the same as the heroine's. It's a slim recommendation, I realize, but the story sounds exciting. Let me know what you think if you read it. Might be good arty summer reading.
Here is Van Eyck's famously symbol-laden painting of the same era:
Jan van Eyck
Oil on oak panel, 3 vertical boards
32.4 x 23.6 inches
National Gallery, London