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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

Realization of the commencement of an enterprise. The basis of the work is now definitely established, and the undertaking can be fearlessly continued.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A very good card; collaboration will favour enterprise.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Enterprise, Undertaking, Commerce, Trade, Negotiation

Reversed

Hope, Desire, Attempt, Wish.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

by inheritance you will come into possession of a handsome country seat, where you will live for several years, but too extravagantly; when all your money is gone, you will move into a small country town, where you will play a great part to last.