Minimalistic tarot published in 1981, as part of he opening of an exhibition entitled 'Antiue Playing Cards: A Collector's Dream.' There are no people depicted on the cards; rather, the artist features key symbollic objects drawn from the Marseilles Tarot. Several of the major arcana cards are oddly numbered; for example, both the Emperor and the Lovers cards are numbered as 'VI.'
Grimaud Tarot De Louttre B - Made in France
Copyright ETS J.M. Simon, France Cartes, France 1981
Complete 78 cards with explanatory booklet (french) in box.
Marc-Antoine Bissière also known as Loutre was born in 1926 in Paris. His father Roger Bissière is a painter, he teaches at the Académie Ranson attended by Jean Le Moal, Alfred Manessier and sculptor Etienne Martin among others. In 1938 the Bissières leave Paris and settle in Boissièrettes (Lot). Loutre - nickname that was given by his father - works in the field and experiences farming.