The cards of Crowley thoth tarot deck were painted by Lady Frieda Harris and designed by Aleister Crowley. The deck was created between 1938 and 1943. Those paintings selected for the final deck where exhibited twice in 1941 but the deck was not published before 1969. Harris created three versions of 'The Magician':
First The black magician who uses his powers selfishly. Then the white magician who uses his powers for the good and the transcendental magician who knows light and darkness and integrates both into his own self.

Aleister Crowley authorized only the transcendental magician to be included in the final deck but some editions include all three magician.

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