Details of the Tarot Piatnik Wien
Also known as Piatnik Wien Tarot, Pointner Tarot
Solandia's Summary: The Piatnik Wien Tarot has rather extraordinary bright colours and textured patterns making up its partly historical and partly modern Tarot scenes. The minor cards are French style, and have arranged pips on the numbered cards.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.87 x 5.47 inches = 7.30cm x 13.90cm
Publisher: Published by Piatnik
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Decorated Pips
The Fool is 0 Strength is 8 Justice is 11
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Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Black and white pen and ink crosshatched design with copyright information and tarot symbols in a centre panel.
Companion Material: 28-page booklet in English.
Excerpt of the
Tarot Piatnik Wien review by Bonnie Cehovet: The "Piatnik Wien Tarot" was a major (to me) find on the New Age Discount Books site (the Mondazzi site). What I have intuited from the packages, or found through research on the Internet, is that the deck was published in Austria in 1974, and is also called the "Pointner Tarot", after the artist, Rudoplh Pointner. I was unable to locate an ISBN number anywhere, but did note the following on the b... read more.
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