Knight of Cups Art and Meaning Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment Deck
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
Young, fair man. A friend. The lover or the loved one.
A visit from a friend, who will bring unexpected money to the Querent.
Arrival, Approach, Advance
Duplicity, Abuse of Confidence, Fraud, Cunning.