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The Hermit in Botticelli’s Temptations of Christ

The Temptations of Christ is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, executed in 1480–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome. In 1480 Botticelli, together with a couple other Florentine painters, left for Rome, where he had … Continue reading

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About the Tens

I guess nothing is what it seems to be. A very representative example of how the meaning of the cards can be altered from one artist to another and art can and is misleading when someone does not know and … Continue reading

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Sola-Busca Tarot deck

The Sola-Busca Tarot is the only extant and complete 15th century Tarot deck. It is also the only ancient deck in which all 56 “Minor” cards are illustrated with characters, instead of the traditional symbols. But before entering the symbolic … Continue reading

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