Aquarian Tarot Deck

[Justice] [Nine of Pentacles] The Aquarian Tarot is a popular deck designed by David Mario Palladini in the early 1970s. As he says, "A man walked into my painting class at art school in New York and asked me to design a Tarot deck for his publishing company....The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by Arthur Waite became my guide as I created the Aquarian Tarot Deck." Pallidini uses an art deco style with medieval imagery. The figures on his deck are solemn and dignified with a marble-like pallor in many cases. Their faces reveal little obvious emotion. In 1996, the artist created another deck called the New Pallidini. There is a separate companion book for this deck called Psychic Tarot.

Deck
Number of
Cards
Size Copyright Card Back Design
78

22 major
56 minor

3"
x
4 5/8"
1970 [cover]
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Companion Book
Title Author Size Number of
Pages
Copyright Cover
Psychic
Tarot
Craig
Junjulas
5 3/8"
x
8 1/2"
126 1985 [cover]
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Language of Card Titles: English

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): scenes with figures and suit tokens

Also Included: instruction booklet, title card

Major Arcana:
Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice,
Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, Devil, Tower, Star, Moon,
Sun, Judgment, World

Suit Names: Rods (Wands), Cups, Swords, Pentacles

Court Cards: King, Queen, Knight, Page

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website
Review - James Ricklef website
Review - Taetia Zysshe website

SAMPLE CARD IMAGES:

[Six of Cups] [Ace of Wands] [King of Swords]

Reference - The Encyclopedia of Tarot: Volume 1 by Stuart Kaplan, pp. 229-230

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