Nine of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art 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.
Italy, c. 1441.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Duration of hatred.
An ecclesiastic, a priest; generally, a card of bad omen.
Good ground for suspicion against a doubtful person.
Successful voyages. Commercial enterprises. Faithfulness. Illusions. Flirtations.
An Ecclesiastic, a Priest, Conscience. Probity, Good Faith, Integrity
Wise distrust, Suspicion, Fear, Doubt, Shady character.
A bad omen, news of failure or death
loss of one near and dear by death.
temptation to infidelity; the temptation is withstood.