Masonic Tarot by Osvaldo Menegazzi
Tarocco Massonico is from "The Arcana" series created by Maestro Osvaldo Menegazzi.
In this project Menegazzi combines the Trumps of Major Arcana with the symbology of the Freemasons. Each card beautifully depicts mysterious, alluring Masonic imagery and/or iconic symbols, while also embracing the meanings of each of Tarot card. Those who are familiar with Tarot symbology will intuit many of the meanings behind Masonic symbology in this clever, enlightening deck. The 22 cards have Italian titles, measure approximately 3.5" x 5", have square corners and have a matt finish. This 2nd edition was published in 2011 in a small print of 250 decks. The deck number from the edition will be revealed on the title card after opening the sealed deck. Included in the box is a small guidebook where Menegazzi gives a brief paragraph on each card explaining its significance and symbolism.
Osvaldo Menegazzi has a special place the history of great Italian card makers. After graduating from Academy of Fine Arts in Brera, he decided to combine his love of art with his love for antique cards and founded the famous Il Meneghello publishing house in 1974. Over the years he dedicated himself to recreating historically significant decks and also creating new and mesmerizing works of art and Tarot. Il Meneghello became a principal publishing house of cards treasured by collectors and museums the world over.