Visconti-Sforza Tarot

This item is technically used, but the cards have never been removed from their original plastic. This set contains the 78 cards (3.5″ x 7″) and the little booklet, in which the interpretations are given. The photos accompanying this post are actual photos of this item.

Copyright © 1975 by Stuart R. Kaplan
VS 78
No ISBN on box, cards, or booklet.


from the booklet introduction: Reproduction of the Pierpont Morgan-Bergamo tarocchi deck is an important event for tarot collectors and researchers of art history. These rare cards have been reproduced in authentic color tones from the most nearly complete extant Visconti-Sforza tarocchi deck dating from mid-fifteenth century Milan.

Italy holds the honor of having produced several of the earliest known hand-painted playing card packs that contain the mystical and allegorical trump cards included in tarocchi decks.

Visconti-Sforza Tarot backThe Visconti-Sforza tarocchi deck has been reproduced in full color by Grafica Gutenberg, 24020 Gorle (Bergamo), Italy, in cooperation with U.S. Games Systems, Inc., New York 10016.

Price: $200.00
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