"Catelin Geofroy" (Lyon, France)
1557, date and name are known from a card inscription on Ace of lions and ace of parrots
38 cards extant, including 12 trumps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 20
size: 125 x 68 mm
woodblock on thick cardboard and stencil colored by hand.
Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Oldest Tarot cards, which are numbered in the modern way (as far it is recognizeable). The suits are modeled after the deck of Vigil Solis from 1544, the extant suit signs are lions, parrots and peacocks (the Vigil Solis deck has monkeys as the 4th suit).
Kaplan I, p. 132
Kaplan II, p. 302-303
Hoffmann 1972, picture 36 a.