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Johann Herrl

Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl in Graz 1815

Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl in Graz 1815

French-suited, double-ended Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl, Graz 1815. Austrian tax stamp 1815, woodcut, stencil coloured, 54 cards. There are four court cards in each suit:  King, Queen, Cavalier and Jack - most tarocks depict chimera, exotic or mythological scenes on the trumps. Tarots with French suit signs (hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades), usually called “Tarok” or “Tarock”, appeared around 1750.

Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl in Graz 1815

Above: 54-card Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl in Graz 1815. The 'Fool' is a flautist. Images from the collection of Klaus-J├╝rgen Schultz (http://spielkarten-sammlung.de).

Last Updated September 09, 2016 at 08:17pm

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