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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

Mutual love.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Unexpected advancement for a military man.

Reversed

Consolation, cure, end of the business.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Success, Triumph, Victory, Favourable issue

Reversed

Expedition of business, Quickness, Celerity, Vigilance.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

a son born in the course of the year; unity of sentiment.