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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

Partial success. Great loss of money at last moment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A young man in business who has relations with the Querent; a dark girl.

Reversed

The Querent will be compromised in a matter of money-lending.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Invitations. A love affair. Pleasure for the beloved. A love affair in the family.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A dark Girl, Beauty, Candour, Chastity, Innocence, Modesty

Reversed

Flattery, Usury, Hypocrisy, Shifty.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Love passages

Reversed

blighted affections.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

what you dream on the night between Friday and Saturday, will come out true. If you do the contrary to that which some one whispers in your ear, you will have good luck. This card also signifies the prosperous course of any business undertaking; a bountiful harvest, and a fruitful marriage.