A premium presentation of the Visconti di Modrone Tarot form Lo Scarabeo. The deck features 89 cards, which includes the surviving cards and scholarly reconstruction of the missing cards. Excellent card stock with stunning gold and silver foil used throughout to beautifully simulate the original engravings. This edition comes in a precious and elegant box with a book in English and Italian.
The Visconti di Modrone (also called the Cary-Yale) is one of three surviving hand-painted tarots with the Visconti heraldic features. Only eleven Triumphs, seventeen court cards and thirty-nine numeral cards survive from the ancient deck and are currently held in the collection of the Yale University Library. This digital restoration completes the deck to 89 cards, keeping the original size of approximately 3.5 X 7.44 inches
- Restored by Mattia D'Auge
- 89-card deck (3.5 x 7.45 inches ) with gold and silver foil
- Premium Boxed kit ( 5 x 8 inches)