Eight 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
Enemy only partially successful.
For a woman, scandal spread in her respect.
Departure of a relative.
Social position. Constant love. Unimportant position. Bad companions.
Sickness, Calumny, Criticism, Blame
Treachery in the Past, Event, Accident, Remarkable Incident.
an engagement cancelled or a rejected proposal, dissipation.
the goal which you strive to reach is very near; an event may happen at any moment which will lead you to it at once.