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Gertrude Moakley: Il Bagatino (The Magician / Magus)

  “I Il Bagatino (Quarterpenny, The Juggler) The lowest of the trumps, as we have said, is the Carnival King, Bagatino (Quarterpenny). The procession of triumphs which he leads is taking him to his own execution. The card shows Bagatino … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Fool

The tarot Fool has seen many faces and forms; from the airy and a-bit-noble-kind-of RWS Fool to the bare-ass vagabond of the Marseilles type. From all the Fool’s that I’ve seen I think the Visconti-Sforza deck gives him the most human and ‘genuine’ … Continue reading

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