24. Le Valet de Baton

The Knave or Page of Batons from Tarocchino Arlecchino.

About the Card

English Name(s)

The Knave or Page of Batons or Wands


  • Grand Etteilla: Card Number 24
  • Petit Etteilla: Jack of Diamonds

Image Description

The Knave of Batons stands with his left hand on his hip, holding a baton and looking over his shoulder. With his right arm he leans on a shield featuring a cross and acorns. He wears a black mask and a tall red hat with leaves stuck in the brim, and the top of his baton is decorated with leaves. His jacket and puffed pants have a pattern of autumn leaves, and he wears green leaves as epaulets. His pointy shoes have dark red diamonds on the top.



Stranger, foreigner, strange, unusual, rare, uncommon, unaccustomed, unknown, unheard of, incredible, extraordinary, surprising, admirable, marvelous, prodigy, miracle, episode, digression, anonymous.


News, announcement, notice, warning, admonition, education, instruction, teaching, lesson, view, opinion, notions, anecdotes, chronicle, history, story, tales, fables.