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Knight of Cups Art and Meaning

Sola Busca Tarot Deck

About the 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.

Provenance

Italy, c.1491.

Meaning of Knight of Cups from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

(Tanabo) The desire to create. A man with a strong work ethic.

Reversed

(Tanabo) Creative block. Inability to work.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Young, fair man. A friend. The lover or the loved one.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A visit from a friend, who will bring unexpected money to the Querent.

Reversed

Irregularity.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Arrival, Approach, Advance

Reversed

Duplicity, Abuse of Confidence, Fraud, Cunning.