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Dr Elizabeth Savage

Dr Elizabeth Savage

Research Fellow


Biography:

Dr Elizabeth Savage, 2015–2018 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, took her Gerda Henkel Stiftung-funded PhD in History of Art (Cambridge, 2013). She was then Munby Fellow in Bibliography, Cambridge University, and a research fellow at the John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester. She has held visiting fellowships at the Warburg Institute, University of London, and Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel. Her research into early modern printing techniques has received awards from the Bibliographical Society of America and American Printing History Association. Her recent publications include Printing Colour 1400-1700: History, Techniques, Functions and Receptions (2015), which she co-edited with Ad Stijnman, and articles in journals including Apollo, the Gutenberg-Jahrbuch, and Journal of the Printing Historical Society. Her academic curation includes ‘German Renaissance Colour Woodcuts’ at the British Museum (2015) and ‘Colour Printing in Tudor England’ at Cambridge University Library (2013).