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Seven of Cups Art and Meaning

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

Success and happiness.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Fair child; idea, design, resolve, movement.

Reversed

Success, if accompanied by the Three of Cups.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Pain Slight illness. Recovery from illness. Health.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Idea, Sentiment, Reflection, Project

Reversed

Plan, Design, Resolution, Decision.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Calm content

Reversed

boredom, satiety.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

misfortune threatens the family, but love is proof against all trials.