Details of the Tarot Genovese
Solandia's Summary: The Tarot Genovese reproduces a gaming tarot deck from the late nineteenth century. The cards look similar to the Soprafino Tarot but are double-ended, similar to playing cards.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 inches = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Publisher: Published by Fournier
Deck Tradition: Italian
The Fool is 0 Strength is 11 Justice is 8
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by -- Unknown.
Card Back: Reversible
Excerpt of the
Tarot Genovese review by Le Fanu: Published by Fournier, this is a reproduction of an 1887 deck which may look vaguely familiar to fans of historic decks since the artwork is not dissimilar to the so-called Soprafino decks currently available. However, what sets this deck apart from the others is that it has images which are double-ended. The effect of this is rather unnerving as it means that on first impression, the familiar sce... read more.
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