Creator(s): Margarete Petersen
Date: 2001, 2004
Publisher: Königsfurt Urania
Number of Cards: 78
Reference: Encyclopedia of Tarot, vol.III, pp. 421, 425
Margarete Petersen is a Berlin based painter who began painting Tarot cards in 1979. It took her about twenty years to complete the deck.
There are feminine undertones in Margarete Petersen's imagery but there is no apparent fundamentalist feminism.
Some of the Major Arcana have been renamed: The Magician/Magic, The
Chariot/Chariotess, The Hermit/The Crone, The Hanged Man/Trial,
Temperance/Mediatrix, and Judgment/Renewal. The Court Cards are Mother,
Father, Daughter, and Son. The suits are Flames, Cups, Feathers, and
The cards are large (3 3/4" by 5 1/2"). The reversible backs have an orange pattern. The deck and accompanying LWB come as a set in a box with a lift-off top.