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Re: Wolf and Dog

From the Book of Lambspring, circa 1625: Alexander writes from Persia That a wolf and a dog are in this field, Which, as the Sages say, Are descended from the same stock, But the wolf comes from the east, And the dog from the west. They are full of jealousy, Fury, rage, and madness; One kills the ot...

Re: The Tower

I was personally playing with the idea that maybe tarot evolved out of some sort of souvenir system, where images were traded like modern trading cards, only instead of baseball heroes or anime characters, these would have been saints, and people would have traded and collected them, possibly obtai...

Re: The Tower

I have been reading a little art history and iconography and came across this information: St. Barbara's attribute, often shown in paintings of her, is a tower with three windows. Her (highly condensed) story is that she was locked in a tower by her father. She made the builders put 3 windows in the...

Re: The Fool

This old etching reminds me so strongly of Tarocco Neoclassico's Il Matto, Pen And it reminds me of this woodcut that I just stumbled across: Jean Charlier Gerson as a Pilgrim by Albrecht Durer http://allinsongallery.com/durer/index.html http://allinsongallery.com/durer/gerson2.jpg Another book tha...

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