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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

Obstacles to be prepared for.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Unexpected good fortune.

Reversed

A married woman will have beautiful children.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Society, Union, Association, Concord, Harmony

Reversed

Prosperity, Success, Happiness, Advantage.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

you will be slandered and deceived, but it will turn out for your advantage. At a certain place there is some one waiting for you – let him not wait in vain.