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Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment

About the Deck

(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.

Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.

Provenance

Italy, c. 1441.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Ruin.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

The present must not be relied on.

Reversed

A check on the Querent's ambition.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Pleasure. Good news. Annoyances overcome Good fortune.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Presents, Gifts, Gratification

Reversed

Ambition, Desire, Passion, Aim, Longing.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

unhappy marriage and divorce; separation from an old friend, or from a kind female friend.