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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 success.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Generally speaking, a bad card.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Annoyances. Troubles from friends. Quarrels. Lawsuit

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Order, Discipline, Good Arrangement, Disposition

Reversed

Obstacles, Crosses, Delay, Displeasure.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

An unlooked-for inheritance, money acquired under a will

Reversed

a small, friendly gift.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

difficulty with the police; suits at law; an inheritance by will.