A fascinating study of the ancient art featuring more than 500 cards from around the world… A captivating history of the classic practice of divination and self-exploration – explaining the symbolism behind Tarot and the ways it has influenced art and culture. Illustrated throughout with images of beautiful and important Tarot decks from across the ages.
Author Jessica Hundley traces this fascinating history in Tarot, the debut volume in TASCHEN's Library of Esoterica series. The book explores the symbolic meaning behind more than 600 cards and works of original art, two thirds of which have never been published outside of the decks themselves. It's the first ever visual compendium of its kind, spanning from Medieval to modern, and artfully arranged according to the sequencing of the 78 cards of the Major and Minor Arcana.