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Visconti B Tarot Deck Fragment

About the Deck

(aka Pierpont Morgan Bergamo Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Pierpont Morgan Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it.

It is estimated to have been produced around 1451 or 1452, possibly for a triumphal event in 1453.

Provenance

Italy, c. 1452.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Enemy triumphs at last moment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

An attack on the fortune of the Querent.

Reversed

A sign of sorrow and mourning.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Mourning, Sadness, Affliction

Reversed

Losses Trouble (same signification, whether reversed or not.)

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

you will have sleepless nights from joy. If you drink a glass of water every morning, fasting, you will obtain your wish. Great things are at hand; a time of trial will come, but if you lose not courae, the worst will soon be over.