Anna Dlabačová is Researcher at Leiden UniversityProfile page
In the 15th century the novel medium of print and the vernacular languages spoken across Europe became a powerful combination. Printers increasingly published in the vernacular, tapping into new markets. Who read in the vernacular, why, and how?
In fifteenth-century illustrated printed books printers regularly re-used their illustrations. When working with this material, a feeling of déjà-vu is not uncommon. But sometimes you recognize just one person, and you ask yourself: Who’s that guy?