Strikingly vibrant, the Bosch Tarot deck depicts humans, monsters, and visions as Tarot cards. The art style is modelled on that of Dutch artist Hieronymous Bosch and has elements from his paintings. Fascinating.
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Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2000
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Bosch Tarots review by Bonnie Cehovet
The "Bosch Tarot", a stunning art deck, is based on the work of 15th century artist Hieronymous Bosch. The artwork comes across as a combination of surrealistic and whimsical, reflecting a mixture of reality, animism and monsters. The longer you look at it, though, the scarier it gets! This makes sense when you realize that Bosch was well known for his dark way of looking at life, and his ability to make the dark sides even darker by placing them together with the real world.
The coloring is in predominate shades of yellows, oranges, light greens and blue-grays. The style appears to be line drawing in colored pencil. One of the things that I like about this deck is its attention to detail. Lacking knowledge in art history, I did have to do some research on Bosch. Atanassov has ce...
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More About These Cards
Name: Bosch Tarots
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2000
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Italian
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Pentacles, Swords, Wands
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Unknown
Companion Material: Little white booklet.