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The Lovers – analyze

Written by  on June 19, 2017

The Lovers

In most of the earliest versions, including the Marseilles Tarot, it was called The Lover – singular – and showed a man between two women, above whom was a Cupid with a posed arrow.
It also may be considered the symbol of the duality of the single individual. Read more…

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Mantegna Tarocchi – E and S-series

Written by  on December 16, 2015

The Mantegna Tarocchi, also known as the Tarocchi Cards, Tarocchi in the style of Mantegna, Baldini Cards, are two different sets each of fifty 15th-century Italian old master prints in engraving, by two different unknown artists. The sets are known as the E-series Tarocchi Cards and the S-series Tarocchi Cards (or E series, e-series etc.), and their artists are known as the “Master of the E-series Tarocchi” and the “Master of the S-series Tarocchi”. There are also a number of copies and later versions. Read more…

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A Timeline of Tarot from 1750 to 1980

Written by  on December 14, 2015

This is a very useful timeline of Tarot published originally by Mary K. Greer under the title „A Timeline of the Occult and Divinatory Tarot from 1750 to 1980” and collected by Mary K. Greer with assistance from Lola Lucas and K. Frank Jensen. Source: tarotpassages.com
This is an extraordinary effort and a complete inventory of the facts we know about the Tarot. Please support the authors for this valuable material. Read more…

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