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Re: Tarocchi goes west

I love these iconological excursions, Sandy. I had never thought of David and Bathsheba for the Anonymous Parisian, but even with "David" below her, why not? In the Cary Sheet's Star, since I am looking at it closely now, I am not sure it is even a woman. The chest is flat, and even if you can convi...

Pope Joan - new evidence?

Interesting new twist to the Pope Joan story, from researcher Michael Habicht at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. https://www.livescience.com/63598-female-pope-joan-medieval-coins.html?utm_content=buffer32822&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook Basically, according to the article, “The ...

Re: That Word Again...Tarot

Mike, I think that despite all of our best efforts over a very long time, we still have not come to a consensus about the word. Maybe, there is one point of agreement - it was Italian first, and came to France via Savoy. Probably someone will disagree about the second part. Probably, in fact, someon...

Re: Galeazzo Maria Sforza's "quatro triomphi" in Ferrara, 1457

For example, can we assume that some of the people who witnessed Alfonso's triumph in Naples, might call the individual allegories they saw "trionfi"? I would bet. I, the spectator, could call these chariots "Triumphs", as I know about the many parallels between them and the 15th century objects, b...

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