Grimaud Ancien Tarot de Marseille

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Grimaud Ancien Tarot de Marseille - L'empereur The Emperor


Undoubtedly the basis for the 20th and 21st century popularity of the Marseille Tarot genre, Paul Marteau, at the time owner of the large card-manufacturing Grimaud house, "redrew" the deck based on the Arnoult-Lequart deck from 1890, the Arnoult-Grimaud deck from 1891 and a 18th century model or models of the Nicolas Conver Tarot de Marseille.


supposed Paul Marteau

Publishing details

There are various editions (1930, 1963, 1980, 1981, …) of the “Ancien Tarot de Marseille” by Grimaud. It appears this 'serie' started with the (re-)edition of the Lequart deck at the end of the 19th century.

Coredil listed them on Aeclectic Tarot Forum in a post named ‘Tarot de Marseille - Marteau Grimaud, information for collectors.’

In this post you'll find details about the creation of this deck:

ISBN To be added

Date of Publication

1930 / 1963 / 1980 / 1981 / ...


Grimaud, France

Deck creation and/or publication process

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Creator's comments

in Tarot de Marseille, 1949 [ISBN 2700400380]

Creator's website

Non existent.


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