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

... enough, in books of hours at least. Regarding Marziano's deck of the gods, I expect they would have been something like the 7 planets in the Mantegna sequence, but without the writing on the bottom and with the departures suggested by Marziano, e.g. in the case of Jupiter, the four stars ...

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

... stories I have seen on so many paintings, the religious concepts in tarocchi seem darker and different in tone. Death, the Devil, and bodies ... at systematically yet. About "Caritas" sorry -- it is the Tarocchi de Mantegna caritas I was thinking of. I was getting a bit goofy writing that ...

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

... who capitalize "Tarot" for no very good reason). I will say "tarot" or "tarocchi" from now on, and make my Ts keep their heads down. To answer your ... Item: Last Judgement. Compare these with the religious concepts in the Mantegna Tarocchi and you can see how much more humanist the latter is. ...

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

... each, the first painting with a mythological theme is Leda and the Swan, by Ghirlandaio born 1449. Now that I know what to look for, I know that Mantegna is a likely early one, and indeed he painted Minerva Expelling the Vices from the Garden of Virtue (although even that is not a myth). 50 years ...

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