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Re: Sola Busca at Brera!!!

Skira Editore will publish the catalog with all the images of the 78 cards in this famous deck and an essay by the curator, Laura Paola Gnaccolini, art historian of the Pinacoteca di Brera, a specialist in miniature painting of the Renaissance, and texts by other specialists in the period. I obviou...

Re: Using the Rosenwald Sheet

I don't know, if the museum could claim a copyright on a 500 years old design. And actually there are two copies in two different museums. the design is not the issue, it's the reproduction that may or may not be either copyrighted or submitted to "author rights" (in the european/french acceptance)...

Re: Temperance

Ross asked for this Temperance picture: Temperantia / Majolica Faenza 1565-75 (img)http://a-tarot.eu/p/2012/deu/tempe-02.jpg(/img) http://www.bildindex.de/obj08046320.html#|1 How do we know that that majolica shows Temperance? The "bridle" is a traditional symbol. Possibly also "one free breast". I...

Re: Temperance

Cicero was dead about 1400 years in Petraca's time. Charlemain is only dead about 1200 years, but surely he somehow influenced me and my culture. But there were meanwhile many others, too, right? That means you consider the literary influence of Charlemagne nowadays equals Cicero's literary importa...

Re: Temperance

Cicero has to the origin of Tarot likely a little more distance than the Trionfi of Petrarca, which at c. 1440 were quite just around the corner I don't get it Huck, why would Cicero be less likely an influence on the tarot in the XVth century than Petrarca ? Cicero being one of Petrarca interest I...

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