Le Corte dei Tarocchi

Le Corte dei Tarocchi has long, narrow cards illustrated with quirky engravings that were then hand-painted. It's a collector's deck with a pleasingly aged feel, published by il Meneghello in a (somewhat) limited edition of 1100 decks.

Created by Anna Maria d'Onofrio
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - il Meneghello 1999
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Le Corte dei Tarocchi review by Kat Sherwin

The La Corte dei Tarocchi is published by Il Meneghello in Italy. It was probably intended as a collector’s deck more so than a reading deck, and was published as a limited edition of 1100. The artist was Anna Maria D’Onofrio, who has since died. Her artwork is quirky, naive and very charming. It is achieved through engraving zinc plates and hand painting the resulting prints with watercolour, which has resulted in clean, sharp lines softened by a warm, gentle palette and very skilful shading. The original art was embellished richly with gold foil in strategic accents; the high-quality printing process employed by Il Meneghello has ensured that even without gold ink, this detail is made quite obvious. The cards are all hand-titled in Italian, and some of the pips have letters within the... read more reviews.

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Name: Le Corte dei Tarocchi
Creators: Anna Maria d'Onofrio
Publisher: il Meneghello 1999
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Italian
Minor Arcana Style: Pips with Decorated Background
Card Language: Italian
Card Back: Unknown

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