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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

Children.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Of good augury for military men.

Reversed

Good business.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Good news. Tidings. Letters. Visits

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Victory, Advantage, Success, Triumph, Difficulties surmounted

Reversed

Faults, Errors, Mistakes, Imperfections.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

The wish card, good luck

Reversed

short sorrow.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

beautiful wedding gifts; a rich dowry: golden ornaments; a necklace; a diamond right; a gold watch.