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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

Enemy powerless.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

The voyage will be pleasant.

Reversed

Unfavourable issue of lawsuit.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Long life. Sad life. Sickness. Death.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Envoy, Messenger, Voyage, Travel

Reversed

Declaration, Love proposed, Revelation, Surprise.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

if the person who inquires of the cards imparts what he has upon his mind to the one who is sitting next him, his wish will be fulfilled.