Matarelli was a well known caricaturist who first illustrated Carlo Collodi's famous Pinocchio story. He was also a collaborator in the satirical magazine “Il Lampione”, founded by Collodi.
Transformed playing cards featuring satirical caricatures of political figures then in the ascendant, Paris, c.1819
Delightful Cards, containing variety of entertainment for young Ladies and Gentlemen c.1723
Hand-drawn semi-erotic, satirical playing cards by Lautaro Fiszman ‘El Tripero’, 2002.
“John Bull”, the Capital English Game published by W. Cremer, c.1865.
Mr Punch’s Playing Cards, 1896
Seven cards from a satirical pack produced by Peter Flötner of Nuremberg, c.1545. The suit symbols are acorns, leaves, bells and hearts. The block-cutter and publisher was Franz Christoph Zell.
“Polit-Poker” designed by Bubec (Lutz Backes), 1984.
“Tarot de l’An 2000” designed by Pino Zac, 1981, satirising 20th century life.
The official ‘Simpsons’ playing cards produced by Winning Moves Games, 2003