Jean Dodal

This is a type I Tarot de Marseilles deck dated to 1701. The Dodal deck, which is almost identical to the Payen decks, was made specifically for export. Stuart Kaplan in The encyclopedia of Tarot1 lists the name as J. Dodali.

More information can be found at the Association for Tarot Studies, Tarotpedia, Tarot History Forum, Jean-Claude Flornoy’s site.

Card images found at Dictionnaires et Encyclopédies sur ‘Academic’ and Bibliothèque nationale de France.

1. The Encyclopedia of Tarot, Stuart R. Kaplan. pg. 211.

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