So-Called Mantegna "RE VIII"
From: Italy | Ferrara
Curatorial Section: Historic
|Object Title||So-Called Mantegna "RE VIII"|
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Italy | Ferrara|
|Date Made||ca. 1470|
Carte del Giuoco Comunemente detto del Mantegna - Tarot / Playing cards commonly called Mantegna. No longer Attributed to Andrea Mantegna. Not technically "Tarot / Tarocchi" Playing Cards, but frequently included with them. More rightly part of an educational deck depicting a "Humanistic Model of the Renaissance Cosmos."
King in Roman Emperor Style Garb by the master of the Master of the S-Series. Card has been trimmed to just around the frame, thereby removing the series, title and number (Traces of said just visible)
|Credit Line||Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1893|
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