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Knight of Wands Art and Meaning Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck


Knight of Wands

About the Deck

Sola Busca Tarot Deck

The oldest complete tarot deck we possess, and one of the only early decks to be fully illustrated.

It is by no means certain, but it has been alleged that the Sola Busca tarot deck was commissioned to honor Alfonso d'Este on the occasion of his wedding to Anna Sforza, granddaughter of Bianca Maria Visconti.


Italy, c.1491.


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Meaning of Knight of Wands from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck


(Apolino) Chivalry. An attractive male.


(Apolino) Chauvenism. An arrogant male.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A dark young man. A friend.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings


A bad card; according to some readings, alienation.


For a woman, marriage, but probably frustrated.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings


Departure, Separation, Disunion


Rupture, Discord, Quarrel.

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