Card Images from the Golden Tarot of Klimt
Golden Tarot of Klimt review by Solandia
"The symbolism inherent in the Tarot is perfectly coherent with that symbolist cultural that also gave origin to Klimt’s artwork. The pictorial images of the Viennese artist are, in fact, full of hermeticism: his works seem to be depictions of a mystery and even more so an expression of emotions and drives."
Gustav Klimt was an early twentieth-century Austrian artist who was known for the elegance, beauty and sensuality of his works. Klimt rejected tradition and the moralism of previous generations in his art, and is remembered because he “succeeded in perfectly expressing the spirit of the bourgeois and aristocratic world of his time, transforming it into a dream-like universe of magnificence and decadence”. He was also a Symbolist painter – which seems very appropriate for the ...
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More About These Cards
Name: Golden Tarot of Klimt
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2005
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The Priestess, The Empress, The Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The Chariot, Justice, The Hermit, The Wheel, Strength, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Stars, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Mirrored Klimt-style women on a brownish background.
Companion Material: 64-page companion booklet in English, Italian, Spanish, French, and German.