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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

Failure.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Servants may lose the confidence of their masters; a young lady may be betrayed by a friend.

Reversed

Fulfillment of deferred hope.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Disagreeable news. Slight trouble. Bad news. Trouble for friends.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Attempt, Hope, Desire, Wish, Expectation

Reversed

Infidelity, Treachery, Disloyalty, Perfidy.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

general good luck; for example, a present; an inheritance; success in business; the finding of a treasure.