“Baraja Taurina Mexicana Toranzo” published by Francisco Javier Fernández y Soto, 2003, featuring original paintings by Antonio Navarrete (1925-2004). See the Information Cards►
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Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
Details of 13 paintings by 8 different Impressionist artists on elongated cards.
Presidential playing cards with portraits from Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, USA.
Bold designs by Jacques Auriac representing people and enterprises for which the town of Issy-les-Mo...
‘Baraja Fiesta Taurina’ bullfight playing cards published by Heraclio Fournier, Spain, 1975.
Museo del Prado: Pintores y familias reales / Painters and royal families playing cards.
Ases de la pintura / Masters of painting playing cards made by Naipes Comas, Spain, c.1990.
Art Genius playing cards with illustrations by Rebecca Clarke and published by Laurence King Publish...
‘Scarfes Bar’ satirical playing cards with cartoons by Gerald Scarfe, United Kingdom.
Rembrandt playing cards published by the Rembrandthuis (The Rembrandt House Museum) in Amsterdam. ...
54 different paintings from the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery, London.
Dada and Surrealist Art playing cards featuring artwork by Arturo Schwarz, 1998.
‘Treasures of the Hermitage Museum’ souvenir playing cards (‘Shedevry Ermitazha’), Russia.
PBR (Professional Bull Riders) licensed playing cards, USA, 2005
Fully illustrated pack featuring a large selection of Mucha’s works.
Original designs inspired by Mayan art and culture published by Fernando Güemes, Mexico.
Latin American designs by Productora de Naipes y Confetti (Pronaco), S.A., Mexico, c1980.
Designs by Italian artist Fernando Valenti issued to coincide with an exhibition of his work in 1986...
Treasures of the Russian Museum / Russkii Muzei : suvenirnye igral’nye karty.
Playing cards in Russian life - Karty v zhizni Rossii - published by Aleksandr Lutkovskii in 2004.
Colourful Mexican version of standard Spanish designs, by Productos Leo, S.A., c.1980s.
Baraja Tonalamatl Mexican Aztec playing cards based on the prehispanic Codex Borgia manuscript.
National Gallery (Dutch School) published by J. Jaques & Son, c.1895.
Aleister Crowley Tarot – the sombre luminary – Crowley and Lady Freda Harris worked on the illustrat...
Naipes ‘El Aguila’ with flamboyantly dressed court figures made in Mexico by La Cubana S.A., c.1975....
Anglo-American pattern for Pedro Domecq Mexican brandy made by Productos Leo S.A., c.2000.
‘Selección Nacional de Fútbol’ playing cards published in Mexico by Novelty Corp de México S.A. de C...