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Wedding of Krechinsky • Свадьба Кречинского

A pack of cards depicting characters from the famous play "The Wedding of Krechinsky" by Sukhovo-Kobylina. Колода содержит изображения персонажей известной пьесы Сухово-Кобылина "Свадьба Кречинского"

1978 Germany Russia Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik Hans-Klaus Segner Literature Music Satire Theatre Add to Collection

«Свадьба Кречинского»  — комедия в трёх действиях  Александра Сухово-Кобылина, написанная в 1854 году. В основу пьесы положен ходивший в московском обществе рассказ о светском шулере, который получил у ростовщика большую сумму под залог фальшивогосолитера. Выходу произведения предшествовала драма: автор, обвинённый в убийстве своей гражданской жены, фрагменты пьесы создавал в тюрьме. Комедия представляет собой первую часть драматургической трилогии, в которую входят также «Дело» и «Смерть ТарелкинаСовременник» (1856, т. 57, № 5). Пьеса вошла в репертуар российских театров, ставилась на сценах Франции и Румынии.

Персонажи пьесы:

  • Пётр Константинович Муромский — зажиточный ярославский помещик.
  • Лидочка — его дочь.
  • Анна Антоновна Атуева — её тётка.
  • Владимир Дмитриевич Нелькин — помещик, близкий сосед Муромских; влюблён в Лидочку.
  • Михаил Васильевич Кречинский — видный мужчина лет под сорок, претендент на руку и сердце Лидочки.
  • Иван Антонович Расплюев — сосед и приятель Кречинского.
  • Никанор Савич Бек — ростовщик.
  • Щебнев — купец.
  • Фёдор — камердинер Кречинского.
  • Полицейский, слуги, швейцар.

English Translation

The Wedding of Krechinsky" is a satirical comedy by Alexander Sukhovo-Kobylina, which was adapted into a musical by Kim Ryshow and Alexander Kolker with a German stage version by Ingeburg Kretzschmar. The play, written in 1854 and forming the first part of a dramaturgical trilogy, tells the story of a social swindler, Krechinsky, who deceives a moneylender with a counterfeit deck of playing cards.

This set of playing cards pays homage to the play and its characters, turning them into the faces of the suit of hearts, symbolizing the themes of deception and romance central to the plot. The play has made a significant cultural impact, being included in Russian theater repertoires and performed internationally.


Wedding of Krechinsky • Свадьба Кречинского
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By Александр Царёв

Member since February 05, 2024

Started collecting in 1972 - only Russian cards. Later started travelling and get cards from foreign countries. Обменивался картами с коллекционерами из других стран. В запасе много русских колод для обмена.

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This 32-card pack was designed by Hans-Klaus Segner and issued in 1978. It was printed by Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik in Altenburg, German Democratic Republic.


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