King of cups

King of cups

Keywords for the King of Cups Tarot Card

  • A loving and generous person
  • A great parent and life-partner
  • Kindness, trust, forgiveness
  • Nurtures creative endeavors


The King of Cups tarot card is the master of loyalty, commitment, and love. He’s a great guide and counselor who oversees his domain with kindness, tolerance, and dependability. The lobster represents stability and nobility.


He is a calm influence when there is emotional trouble and he loves to support the arts, music, nature, and activities at home. He’s the master of the emotional realm and rules with a firm hand while exhibiting kindness, compassion, and commitment to family.


Like all of the court cards, the King of Cups usually stands for an actual person in your life. In this case, it would be a loving and generous person (male or female) who is a wonderful life-partner and parent or who has the potential to be one, given the right circumstances.


This card can also represent a role you are ready to play in your own life. Model the King of Cups’ dependability, loyalty, and trust by being dependable, loyal, and trustworthy.


Keywords for the King of Cups Reversed

  • Emotional turbulence or manipulation
  • Moodiness, volatility
  • Addiction issues



  • The original was painted on 11x14 high quality 140lb watercolor paper with Turner watercolor paints.
  • Signature is hidden in the painting. 
  • Your original painting will come with a certificate of authenticity and a backing board, wrapped in plastic.
  • The painting is vertically oriented.


High quality reproductions are also available in 11x14 and 8x10 or 5x7 (with slight cropping) on an excellent quality linen paper which will retain it's true colors for many years.