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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

Uncertainty.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

For a male Querent, a good marriage and one beyond his expectations.

Reversed

Sorrow; also a serious quarrel.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Fidelity. Lovers. Friendships. Treachery.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

The Town wherein one resides, Honour, Consideration, Esteem, Virtue, Glory, Reputation

Reversed

Combat, Strife, Opposition, Differences, Dispute.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Antidote to bad cards; happiness and success

Reversed

passing worries.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

blessed with offspring; betrothal, merry weddings in the family; fortunate events occur in the family; joyful news; a great prize; a rich inheritance.

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