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Cartes Turques

Karl Gerich No.8: ‘Cartes Turques’

Intricate designs with a hint of orientalism, double borders and distinctive pips, published 1985.

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Karl Gerich No.8: ‘Cartes Turques’

Above: "Cartes Turques" was published in 1985 with only four 52-card packs produced, printed from copper etchings and hand-coloured by Karl. The pip cards were stencilled. The double-ended designs are derived from 'Cartes Turques' produced by Piatnik and other manufacturers. The courts show very detailed engraving and careful hand colouring. Images courtesy Daphne & Mike Tregear.

References:

♠ Tregear, Mike and Daphne, "Karl Gerich: Card Designer and Maker", privately published.

Copyright:

Copyright for all images remains the property of the Artist.

Last Updated August 02, 2015 at 08:37pm

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