Four of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.
Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.
Italy, c. 1441.
According to Many Schools of Thought
A bad card, but if reversed a qualified success may be expected by wise administration of affairs.
A certain success following wise administration.
Solitude, Retreat, Abandonment, Solitary, Hermit
Economy, Precaution, Regulation of Expenditure.
there is among your circle of acquaintances some one who wishes to be united to you in marriage; consent, and you will not repent it.