Grand Etteilla, Tarot Egyptien "Etteilla I"
TAROT, TAROT CARDS, TAROT DECKS
"Etteilla", the pseudonym of Jean Baptiste Alliette (Etteilla is Alliette backwards). Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738 - 1791), was the French occultist who popularised divination by tarot and was the first professional tarotist in recorded history. Etteilla was the first to issue a revised tarot deck specifically designed for occult purposes (1791).