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Re: The Hermit

MikeH wrote: In any case, we have a characterization of the object the man is holding. It is a jug, he says. Perhapts it is related to the sign Aquarius, although that figure has his own. Visually it resembles a lantern or small stove and is not far removed from the globe held by the early Florenti...

Re: Castello di Torrechiara ... house with confusing picture

Those on this thread will probably find this study of a related Rossi artwork of interest in which a lot of the same iconography/ impresse is discussed- available in a convenient pdf here, ‘The astrological vault of the Camera di Griselda from Roccabianca’, The Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld I...

Re: Earliest diffusion of tarot from Florence to Venice?

In general, when quoting translations of documents, it is safest to include the original language as well, if it is available, especially in my case, as I am a total amateur, and no expert on 15th century Venetian dialect! ...Of late, I fear, I have not even been looking at THF, because then I woul...

Re: Anghiari Deck debate

Huck wrote, Giusto's version about these days… There's a festivity, cause the news comes, that Sforza had a big victory at Soncino. The festivities about the Anghiari victory take not much more words. To a degree I suppose we all see what we want to see, but come on – Giusti uses the exact same frea...

Re: Earliest diffusion of tarot from Florence to Venice?

Huck, I’m not sure why you interjected the problem of paper supply, but the Venetian edict was very clear on what the perceived problem was and it wasn’t paper: the local decline of the “art and mystery [I believe this word should read trade ] of making cards and printed figures.” The relevant quest...

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