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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

Opposition to the beginning of an enterprise.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A young lady may expect trivial disappointments.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Riches, Fortune, Opulence, Magnificence, Grandeur

Reversed

Surprise, Astonishment, Event, Extraordinary Occurrence.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

if to-morrow morning, about seven o'clock some one inquires of you concerning any thing whatever, give no answer, and you will escape a great vexation.