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Re: Nine national galleries

US: for the PMB, some cards : https://www.themorgan.org/collection/tarot-cards And the other smaller portion of the PMB, in Bergamo's (Italy) Accademia Carrara: https://www.lacarrara.it/en/?s=Bembo+Bonifacio+ Only one of the three PMB trumps is popping up on-line there (but there is a painting by B...

Re: The Sun

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-MrhEOF19NBA/UowSIeR3UbI/AAAAAAAAE0Q/cPHXLsgvVPk/s1600/19GringRothsVieville2.jpg The later "Fate with distaff" sun trumps, shown above, may in fact derive from Guariento's proto-Children of the Planets scheme (more directly related to the ages of man) in the Padua planetary...

Re: Strength

Not sure why Ross's excellent article on this subject is missing in this thread, but the link: http://www.trionfi.com/0/i/r/11.html The key iconographic finding: http://www.trionfi.com/0/i/r/images/webforce.jpg http://www.trionfi.com/0/i/r/images/vsforcebw2.jpg The gist is that Ross has found an ill...

Re: Five - Nine - Seven

T he Queen of the Virtues presides : First, the ring of places around the Wheel is eight places, and there are only seven virtues. There needs to be an eighth, a presiding figure, as Apollo is added to the nine muses fill out a row of ten in the Tarocchi di Mantegna. This eighth figure added to the...

Re: Pratesi on birthtrays, cassoni, Petr. mss. & parades (now 2)

I would need to include a description of some kind to get the cards I wanted. So I think writer and recipient of this letter must have had a common familiarity with some game, either already called naibi di trionfi or it was a game such that "triumphs" was a good enough description to specify that ...

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