23. Le Chevalier de Baton

The Knight of Batons from Tarocchino Arlecchino.

About the Card

English Name(s)

The Knight of Batons or Wands


  • Grand Etteilla: Card Number 24

Image Description

The Knight of Batons sits on a brown horse, resting a thick baton against his left shoulder. The top of the baton is shaped like an acorn and decorated with oak leaves. The knight’s vest has a diamond pattern, while his sleeves have an oak leaf pattern. He wears a skirt decorated with leaves and red and green diamonds. The knight and his horse both wear large feathers on their heads. The horse seems to be walking to the right of the card, but turns his head to look with the knight toward the left side of the card.



Departure, to leave, movement, transfer, distance, remoteness, sending away, absence, abandonment, desertion, change, flight, escape, evasion, transmigration, emigration, transposition, translation, transplantation.


Disunity, quarrel, rupture, disagreement, squabble, division, part, separation, partition, faction, party, break, cut off, fracture, discontinuity, interruption.