A Closer Look: French Tarot: Trumps 13 & 14

Many people are familiar with the standard Tarot suits (the “Major Arcana”) used for “divination” purposes, but they’re less aware that Tarot cards were created for playing trick-taking games and have a rich and diverse design history. These images are part of an ongoing series highlighting the art of a single deck used in France, which contains scenes of rural and domestic life in the 19th century.

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Tarot Trump No. 13 Detail
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Tarot Trump No. 14 Detail


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