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Re: MAJOR UPGRADE

hi Robert, for the outfit of the Forum. I think, it's much too white. I think, one get's a headache with the time. I think, the pictures suffer on this background, they lose some of their intensity. It seems, that there is less text at the monitor, as it had been there before. That's bad, one loses ...

Re: Just a Question

The statistic of extant documents tells us, that there was something called Trionfi cards since at least September 1440. But there was not much in the 1440s, at least as far the documents are considered. The begin of a bigger wave of Trionfi card productions (Giovanni di Domenico) happens end of 144...

Re: Just a Question

Hi Huck. yes life takes over away from pleasures as one gets older. Tarot is never far away from my life and interest. Thanks for the contact. Now I saw that on trionfi that the D'Este had a printing press. So I guess they must have had an outlet for selling what ever they printed. What I am intere...

Re: Just a Question

... .-) ... nice to hear from you. We have, that 2 silk dealers also traded with playing cards, and that these records were left in some account books between 1431-1460. Franco Pratesi researched that: more than 500 records and a good part of the records also relate to Trionfi cards. The prices rela...

Re: A definitive Medici marker on the CVI page of swords?

Huck: The CVI would seem to employ considerable economy insofar as depicting more than one theme in a given trump. Like you, I believe that the CVI incorporates the three Theological Virtues. Along these lines, a contemporary practice, which I believe merits consideration, paired the Theological an...

Re: The Sun

MikeH made this interesting composition at ... http://platonismandtarot.blogspot.de/ http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-N2ViRA77dms/VUBR2PWPPbI/AAAAAAAAGh0/yG6aSGX30UI/s1600/19SforzaSunCarryVie.jpg Marco once developed the middle part (fragment of the Cary-Yale-sheet) to this reconstruction ... http://forum....

Re: FAICT A PARIS PAR

Bulletin de la société archéologique, historique et artistique le Vieux Papier: pour l'étude de la vie et des moeurs d'autrefois, Band 32,Ausgaben 319-322 Vieux papier (Society : Paris, France) Lefebvre-Ducrocq., 1991 https://books.google.de/books?hl=de&id=aZfgAAAAMAAJ&dq=vieville+vauchelin&focus=s...

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