François Chosson Tarot • Marseille 1672
Second edition, Printed in Marseille, limited to 1,000 copies.
The François Chosson Tarot, Marseille 1672 is one of the oldest and most beautiful known Marseille decks. Historical discoveries show that this tarot was produced in 1672, making it the oldest known copy of its category. As a result, it is considered a reference model throughout the world. This reissue of the only known copy is preserved in the Blumenstein Historical Museum in Solothurn, Switzerland, and comes in a replica of the original wrapping sheet of this Marseilles Master Card Maker, contained in an embossed interlocking tuck box.
- Historic restoration realized by Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin of Tarot De Marseille Heritage
- limited Edition of 1,000 copies
- 78 cards + 2 presentation cards (English and French)
- Cards Measure approximately 2.5" X 4.75"
- Printed in Marseille
TarotArts is proud to represent Tarot of Marseilles Heritage in the United States.
Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin launched Tarot of Marseilles Heritage to protect and promote the heritage of the traditional Marseilles Tarot. They publish limited edition facsimiles of the most beautiful historical Tarots of Marseilles, housed in the most prestigious intuitions and private collections around the world. Meticulous detail is applied including respecting the size and the design on backs of the cards. Some of these Tarots originate in the city of Marseilles. Others come from regions around Marseilles where the the graphic and symbolic qualities of these tarots flourished for centuries.