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.
(Levio Plautor) A patron of education. A mentor, teacher, or professor.
(Levio Plautor) A corrupt individual. Suppression of knowledge or truth.
A dark man. A friend. Generally married. The father of a family.
Generally favourable may signify a good marriage.
Advice that should be followed.
Trouble. Happiness. Disaster to friends. Good news of friends.
Man living in the country, Country Gentleman, Knowledge, Education
A naturally good but severe man, Counsel, Advice, Deliberation.
A dark man, warm-hearted and true as a friend, straight in his dealings
good intentions frustrated.
vexation, quarrels, strife – a duel – murder and bloodshed, of which, however, the person inquiring of the cards is innocent. This card signifies also an age of eighty years and upward.