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Re: The "Charles VI" Tarot

Perhaps Venetian culture influenced the earlier Este triumph, associated with Ferrara. During the time of Tarot's early development, Ferrara (even though powerfully courted by Milan) remained in alignment with Venice, which had a famously pro-Dionysian culture. It is also of note that in lands east,...

Re: The "Charles VI" Tarot

Re the Charles VI Fool, I find it interesting to compare with the Este Fool from the Cary-Yale collection, which is one of my favorite triumphs. I've never thought of the Fool's 'attendants as representing 'negative' forces, per se; but rather as the active, neutral (if not innocent) forces exposing...

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