August der Starke

August der Starke und seine Zeit designed by German painter and graphic artist Günter Schmitz (1909 - 2002) focusing on the life and times of Augustus II the Strong (1670 - 1733). The joker depicts court jester Joseph Fröhlich (1694 - 1754). Günter Schmitz worked mainly in commercial art and illustration. He also designed Angler Skat & Hunting Themed Skat

‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz, 1985
‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz, 1985 ‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz, 1985

Above: ‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz and manufactured by VEB Altenburg, 1985. This is the German-suited edition, with 32 cards + 1 extra card. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

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