Baraja ‘Goyesca’ - a facsimile of an original engraved deck published in Madrid by Clemente de Roxas, 1814,
with candid images of contemporary popular figures from different regions in Spain, inspired by the period of Francisco Goya (1746-1828).
The designs were also reprinted by Ferdinand Gumppenberg (1817), Luis de Pereda (1820) and Faustino Rodriguez (1833).
Above: Baraja ‘Goyesca’ facsimile of deck originally published in Madrid by Clemente de Roxas, reprinted by Heraclio Fournier S.A. in 1982. 48 cards + 2 extra cards. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.
Above: detail from Jugadores de naipes by Francisco de Goya, 1777 - 1778. Museo del Prado, Madrid.