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Queen 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 Queen of Cups from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

(Polisena) An inventive or creative woman. An artist.

Reversed

(Polisena) Tolerance. Acceptance of the ideas of others.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A fair woman. The loved one. The mistress of a house.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Sometimes denotes a woman of equivocal character.

Reversed

A rich marriage for a man and a distinguished one for a woman.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

An excursion. A journey. A prevented visit Delayed journey.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A fair Woman, Success, Happiness, Advantage, Pleasure

Reversed

A Woman in good position, but intermeddling, and to be distrusted; Success, but with some attendant trouble.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Fair, good-natured woman

Reversed

she has had an unhappy love affair.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

the lady is loved; quiet love; the person will obtain a rich wife; betrothal; marriage; the lady will consent.