Category Archives: Alte Techniken

Exorcizo te

«If you ever wondered which of the two colors, red or black was printed first, then zooming in often reveals the answer. In this detail from the above-mentioned book of 1486, owing to imprecise registration, a black letter x is printed over the border of a red initial, revealing that, as was customary, colors were printed before black.» → ILT (Renaissance metal) •