Il Destino Svelato Dal Tarocco

The Cagliostro Tarot, designed by Bruno Sigon, was first published in 1912 entitled “Il Destino Svelato Dal Tarocco”. The imagery is inspired by the work of Papus, pseudonym of Dr. Gerard Encausse, author of Le Tarot des Bohemiens (1889) and Le Tarot Divinatoire (1909), who in turn was inspired by the earlier works of Etteilla, Eliphas Lévi and Paul Christian. The major arcana are in Egyptian style, the rest of the cards are Modiano’s standard pattern for the Piedmontese Tarot

Il Destino Svelato Dal Tarocco, 1948 edition by S. D. Modiano, Trieste

Above: “Il Destino Svelato Dal Tarocco”, 1948 edition by S. D. Modiano, Trieste. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

Who was Cagliostro?

Count Alessandro Cagliostro (1743-95)

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