The Art of Tarot

Christina Olsen

ISBN: 9780789213068
Published: October 2018

Price: $26.99

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A palm-sized visual history of tarot cards, from hand-painted Renaissance decks to the creations of modern artists like Salvador Dal This little book is an indispensable guide to the history of tarot--and the perfect gift for tarot readers, artists, and enthusiasts. It illustrates a carefully curated selection of decks from the past six centuries in vibrant full color. The text, written by a leading expert, traces the development of tarot from a fifteenth-century Italian card game to the multifaceted, mystical phenomenon it is today.

Illustrates cards from the
Brambilla (Brera) Tarot (c. 1440/45)
Cary-Yale Visconti Tarot (1420-c. 1480)
Visconti-Sforza Tarot (1420-c. 1480)
Charles VI Tarot (c. 1470-80)
Ercole d'Este Tarot (c. 1475-80)
Catelin Geoffrey Tarot (c. 1557)
Anonymous Parisian Tarot (early 17th century)
Gioseppe Maria Mitelli Tarot (c. 1664)
Grand Oracle des Dames Tarot (c. 1890)
Rider-Waite Tarot (1910)
Oswald Wirth Tarot (c. 1927)
Tarot Universal Dal (1930s)
Thoth Tarot (1938-43) by Aleister Crowley and Lady Frieda Harris
Xultun Tarot (c. 1972) by Peter Balin
D rflinger Tarot (1975) by Johannes D rflinger
Tarot sculptures (1980-92) by Niki de Saint Phalle
Motherpeace Round Tarot Deck (1981) by Vicki Noble and Karen Vogel
Voyager Tarot (1984) by James Wanless and Ken Knutson
Tarot of the Cat People (1985) by Karen Kuykendall
PoMo Tarot (1994) by Brian Williams

  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9780789213068
  • Published: October 2018
  • Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Width (mm): 102
  • Height (mm): 111
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified


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