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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

Great successes and great reverses.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Represents house or dwelling, and derives its value from other cards.

Reversed

An occasion which may be fortunate or otherwise.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

News. Secret intelligence. Gossip. Scandal.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

House, Dwelling, Habitation, Family

Reversed

Gambling, Dissipation, Robbery, Loss.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Travelling or a removal

Reversed

ill-luck will attend the step.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

if you wander southward you will find the happiness you have long sought for; a Southerner will sue for the hand of a young girl; a maiden from the Eastward will fascinate you; a French girl will turn your head, for four-and-twenty hours; a Spaniard will assail your heart with passionate vows of love.

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