Sola busca tarot deck and book set
Sola-Busca TarotTarot Sola Busca is a careful reproduction of the 15th century tarot deck, which was the earliest deck to have 78 fully illustrated scenic cards. This is a very high quality, limited edition set from Lo Scarabeo in their Anima Antiqua series. The Sola Busca Tarot was created in Italy in the late 15th century, by an unknown artist stop it takes its name from the Sola-Busca family of Milan, who for a long time possessed the only known copy of the deck. In a set of photographs of the complete Sola Busca Tarot came into the possession of the British Museum. These images were undoubtedly seen by Arthur Edward Waite and Pamela Coleman Smith, and had a profound influence on the structure and imagery of the Waite Smith deck.
Sola-Busca Tarot by Mayer: a piece of history
In a set of photographs of the complete Sola Busca Tarot came into the possession of the British Museum. Kaplan tells us about the original pack: "Sola Busca. Back to top. Each image has a faded black frame which hems it, in and a narrow stucco coloured border.
Product description About the Author Lo Scarabeo's Tarot decks have been acclaimed all over the world for originality and quality. Get to Know Us. I imagine that might disappear with more use. With the best Italian and international artists, each Lo Scarabeo deck is an exceptional artistic value!
One of the oldest tarot decks ever created, the Tarot Sola Busca is known for its alchemical symbolism and for having inspired many of the minor arcana of the Rider Waite Smith deck.
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The cards are printed on very thick, quality white paper, but also include members of the Roman Pantheon such as Bacchus. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed? The Major Arcana cards loosely follow the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, have no counterparts in modern trumps? The twenty-two trumps are single figures based upon ancient history a.
Critiques And I can see where Mayer was coming from, because the deck touches all these characteristics in me. We will always make your order right. And this leaflet is definitely needed in the beginning. And from a historical perspective I am very pleased to own it.
It rarely happens I treat a deck with reverence. Sure, my tarot and oracle collection is worth a lot to me and I take good care of any deck. But with the Sola-Busca I had the urge to use those white cotton gloves curators of certain museums use before touching a rare, ancient, valuable object. There are three modern reprints of the Sola-Busca Tarot nowadays, but according to art historian Giordano Berti two of those are either incomplete or absolutely distorted for colors and sizes. The only deck that could be described as a perfect copy of the Sola-Busca I just spoke off is the deck that was re printed by Wolfgang Mayer in And this is the one I am currently looking at, while typing this review. The 3 of Swords.
This beautifully presented deck is a must for tarot card collectors and enthusiasts. Colors and measures x 82 mm, i. The Sola Busca Tarot is a redrawing of the oldest existing tarot deck, a structure which bok contemporary occult tarot decks emulate. It is the earliest known tarot deck to be structured this way, printed in the late fifteenth century in Italy.
Shop now. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. All rights reserved. It is impressive, intriguing.