Knight of Cups Art and Meaning Vivid Waite Smith Deck
About the Deck"A Concise Guide to the Tarot" by Loren Lundgren. I took the information for the meanings on these tarot cards from "The Pictorial Key to the Tarot, Being Fragments of a Secret Tradition Under the Veil of Divination", by A. E. Waite, 1911, now in the public domain. I edited the tarot card descriptions and meanings for clarity and brevity, modernizing the text. I scanned in the original black and white illustrations of the cards drawn by Pamela Colman Smith, from the 1911 book. I digitally retouched and painted those illustrations in detailed color.
Loren Lundgren, © 2021
DescriptionA graceful but not warlike figure rides quietly. He wears a winged helmet to symbolize the imagination. He is a dreamer, and the images of sensory things haunt him in his vision.
Meaning of Knight of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Arrival, approach—sometimes that of a messenger; advances, proposition, demeanor, invitation, temptation.
Trickery, deception, cunning, swindling, duplicity, fraud.
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.