Design and Artwork
The Visconti-Sforza Tarocchi deck is renowned for its intricate and historical artwork. The cards display medieval Milanese design, characterized by elaborate details, rich colors, and symbolic representations. The blend of traditional and reconstructed artwork in this edition bridges the historical gap, offering a unique visual experience.
Symbolism and Themes
Each card in the Visconti-Sforza Tarocchi deck is a window into medieval symbolism and themes. The allegorical imagery encapsulates aspects of daily life, spirituality, and the societal structure of 15th-century Milan. The deck’s thematic depth provides a rich narrative for tarot readers and enthusiasts alike.
With 80 cards and a comprehensive guidebook, this deck caters to both beginners and seasoned tarot practitioners. The guidebook, authored by Stuart R. Kaplan, offers detailed interpretations and color illustrations, enhancing the user’s understanding and engagement with the tarot readings.
About the Author
Stuart R. Kaplan, a notable figure in tarot history, brings his expertise to the guidebook. His extensive knowledge and passion for tarot history enrich the user’s experience, offering a blend of historical insight and practical guidance.
- Deck Type: Tarot Deck
- Cards in Deck: 80 (including 2 bonus cards)
- Guidebook: 60-page, authored by Stuart R. Kaplan
- Special Features: Facsimile reproductions of original 15th-century cards
- Target Audience: Tarot enthusiasts, historians, collectors