Fine Art Tarot Decks
Tarot decks based on the works of major or established artists.
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.
Inspired by the rich and detailed artistic style of Flemish painter, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, these cards show the daily life of the medieval peasant in lively fashion. It's a rather more earthy Tarot than the Giotto Tarot by the same author - this one features drunk peasants!
The Decadent Dream Tarot pays homage to artists of the later Victorian era, in particular those from the Pre-Raphaelite, Symbolist, Decadent and Art Nouveau movements. Artworks from the era have been carefully chosen to match each of the 78 cards.
The Golden Tarot is a sumptuous collage Tarot deck, skilfully blending medieval and Renaissance artwork into whole Tarot scenes. Long known as a digital deck, the Golden Tarot is now in print from US Games. The edition comes in a sturdy box with a companion book, and cards with gilt edges.
The Golden Tarot of Klimt is inspired by the artistic style of early twentieth-century Austrian painter, Gustav Klimt. The art is vivid and sensual, interspersed with mosaic patterns and accented with gold metallic accents.
The Impressionist Tarot pays homage to the artists of 19th century France, with 78 cards in Parisian style and feeling. The suits of Wands is based on Manet's art, Cups are Monet, Swords are Van Gogh, Pentacles are Degas and the majors are a mix of the French artists.
The Japaridze Tarot is a fine art tarot of 78 cards with original artwork by Parisian contemporary artist, Nino Japaridze. Her tarot artwork is bold and evocative, exploring tarot symbolism through collage-style surrealistic paintings. Published in a deluxe set by US Games, and with a full-colour 176-page companion book.
The Medici Tarot features the famous Medici family of fifteenth century Florence, through works by Renaissance artists who worked with them. These 22 cards are beautifully printed to fine art quality with vivid colour and detail.
Tarot de Boig (Tarot of the Fool in Catalan), is a set of 22 original artistic canvases by British figurative and symbolist painter, Ben J. Gross. While keeping its roots in the Tarot de Marseille, the art is also influenced by Dali, Bosch, Chagall, Bacon and others. Prints of the major arcana are available from the artist, and the minor arcana are in progress.
The Tarot Mucha pays homage to the Czech Art Nouveau artist, Alphonse Mucha. The 78 cards re-interpret the tarot scenes in his flowery, elegant and iconic style. Published in a deluxe edition, with a solid box and bound companion book.
The Tarot of Delphi is a fine art deck composed of original Neoclassical art from the Victorian era. The 78 cards are populated with Greco-Roman gods, heroes, enchantresses, oracles, and legends. It also depicts daily life, art, and the cultures of the ancient world.
The Tarot of Saqqara has 82 fine art paintings, primarily illustrating the style, architecture and knowledge of Ancient Egypt, but also with some Qabalistic, Celtic and Roman influences. The deck is a unique system of its own, and includes four extra cards to represent the initiation to the neophyte.
The Fountain Tarot is a 79-card re-envisioning of tarot through the worlds of geometry, internet culture, art and spirituality. The creators aimed to capture the joys and sorrows of life and celebrate 'oneness' through Jonathan Saiz's original oil paintings.
The Touchstone Tarot is a character-driven deck, with 78 tarot scenes digitally composed from Renaissance and Baroque paintings of the Old Masters. The second deck from Kat Black, the creator of the Golden Tarot, it's now sadly out of print.