François Chosson Tarot de Marseille
78 cards Tarot de Marseille type II.
There is an issue about the publication date of this deck. On the "2 of coins" one can see "1c72". The second digit isn't clear at all. According to Thierry Depaulis this deck is a typical 18th century style deck. Others claim this deck could be from 1672...
François Chosson: 18th century french 'cartier'. Known for having lived and worked in Marseille, France.
Deck creation and/or publication process
Wooden molds, stencil coloration.
François Chosson lived in the 18th century. There are no writings known by his hand.
Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin realized a facsimile on 3000 copies in 2013 Tarot de Marseille Heritage.
To be added
- Every card of the facsimile realized by Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin can be seen here: Tarot de Marseille Heritage.
- Some cards can be seen on Aeclectic Tarot here: Aeclectic Tarot