The great work of this Florentine master enlivens this deck with Renaissance flair and grace. Let Botticelli’s timeless art-reproduced here with gold highlights-take you to new dimensions of nature, beauty, and spirituality.
One of Aeclectic Tarot’s Top Ten Decks for 2007! √•√ä
Sandro Botticelli (born Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi in 1445 and died in 1510) had the patronage of the (in)famous Lorenzo de‚Ä∞_ Medici, and the two works considered his masterpieces, “The Birth of Venus” and “Primavera” have become so popular that they have achieved clich_ status when trying to represent Renaissance art in Florence, Italy.√•√ä
Botticelli created numerous artworks, and in this deck, artist Atanassov has cleverly cut and pasted sections Botticelli‚Ä∞_s works‚Ä∞√õ√ìsometimes duplicating images in the background (such as repeating the image of a sword to give the appropriate number of swords in a card) and sometimes changing the size (such as making the coins bigger to draw more attention to them)‚Ä∞√õ√ìand massaging them in a surprisingly effective way to produce a deck that is mostly similar in imagery to the Rider-Waite-Smith version. . . . read more.
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