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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H , Case PD, Shelf 268

Ace of Cups

Tarot Card
c.1490s (made)
Place Of Origin

Hand-painted tarocco (tarot) card

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
watercolour, varnished, on card
Brief Description
Tarot card depicting the Ace of Cups. Italian, c.1490s. Formerly attributed to Antonio di Ciconagra.
Physical Description
Hand-painted tarocco (tarot) card
  • Height: 17cm
  • Width: 8.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
nec spe nec metu
Credit line
Croft-Lyons Bequest
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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