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Re: The Hermit

Huck, Superb representation of the Virtues. Thank you. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/02/Seven_Virtues_by_Francesco_Pesellino.jpg/800px-Seven_Virtues_by_Francesco_Pesellino.jpg I tried to guess the identity of the men in the front row, especially that of the old man with the ...

Re: The Hermit

Huck, What's that ????? http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=392&start=40 It's definitely Fama. We see her dominating the World, holding in one hand a scepter showing her superiority and in the other a sphere indicating her fragility (in any case it is thus in the representations of Fo...

Re: The Hermit

firecatpickles, What I replied to Huck above, applies to the tarots of Pavia or Milano. The Minchiate comes from Florence (cf. Depaulis in "Le Tarot révélé") and has therefore experienced a different evolution. There is always “Il Gobbo” or “Il Tempo” but not our Hermite. https://upload.wikimedia.or...

Re: The Hermit

Huck, In my hypothesis, Father Time does not directly become the second side of Prudentia. I believe that when the cards left the ducal courts to be nothing more than simple pieces of cardboard (often badly printed and badly colored), they fell, in the gambling dens, into the hands of players who kn...

Re: The Hermit

Of course, the Triumfi cards represented Time. Then on the vulgar cards he became the old man, the hunchback. Then... My hypothesis is that we have with the Hermit the second face of Dame Prudence. Here are two examples. Prudentia on the tomb of the Duke of Bretagne in Nantes. https://upload.wikimed...

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