Queen 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
A fair woman. The loved one. The mistress of a house.
Sometimes denotes a woman of equivocal character.
A rich marriage for a man and a distinguished one for a woman.
An excursion. A journey. A prevented visit Delayed journey.
A fair Woman, Success, Happiness, Advantage, Pleasure
A Woman in good position, but intermeddling, and to be distrusted; Success, but with some attendant trouble.
Fair, good-natured woman
she has had an unhappy love affair.
the lady is loved; quiet love; the person will obtain a rich wife; betrothal; marriage; the lady will consent.