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Published July 03, 1996 Updated July 06, 2023

Baraja "Te Amo" cartoons by Serafín

Baraja 'Te Amo' con dibujos de Serafín en tirada de 500 ejemplares numerados, 48 naipes. Fabricado por Naipes Comas (Barcelona) 2002.

2002 Spain Naipes Comas NEGSA Serafín Art & Design Asescoin Cartoon Add to Collection

Baraja "Te Amo" - dibujos de Serafín

Baraja 'Te Amo - I Love You' cartoons by Serafín

Above: part of an uncut sheet.

The 'I Love You' pack, with artwork by Serafín, is a limited edition of 500 numbered copies of 48 cards. Manufactured by Naipes Comas (Barcelona), 2002.

The artist Serafín was born in Madrid in 1925. He also designed the 'Baraja Literaria' pack published by Asescoin in 2002. His list of awards includes important ones such as the City of Bordighera Best Cartoonist award, 1959; or the Tono prize for humourous drawing in 1993.

The 'I Love You' pack is divided into three parts. The first part is the court cards and aces which are an erotic representation of the Spanish suited pack. Secondly, the twos represent the four continents and, thirdly, the numeral cards 3 to 7 (20 cards) feature the text "I Love You" in twenty different languages.

Copies are available direct from Enrique Garcia Martín, price 15 Euros plus shipping costs.

Baraja 'Te Amo' con dibujos de Serafín en tirada de 500 ejemplares numerados, 48 naipes. Fabricado por Naipes Comas (Barcelona) 2002.

Serafín nació en Madrid en 1925. También ha sido autor de la baraja Literaria publicada por Asescoin en 2002. Su lista de premios incluye algunos tan importantes como el Ciudad de Bordighera al mejor dibujante humorístico, 1959; o el premio Tono al dibujo humorístico en 1993.

La baraja "Te Amo" está dividida en tres partes. La primera corresponde a figuras y ases que conforman un aspecto erótico de la baraja de símbolos españoles. La segunda parte corresponde a los doses, que representan los cuatro continentes, y los numerales del 3 al 7, con 20 cartas en los que aparece el texto "te amo" en 20 idiomas diferentes.

El precio es de 15 euros (más gastos de correo) y se puede pedir a Enrique García

Images courtesy Enrique García Martín.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

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.


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