In the photo taken in 1865, Dantés is no longer young, he is 53 years old… Photo: Literary Fund Auction House
In 1837, Dantes killed Alexander Pushkin, who was only 37 years old, in a duel. So, Dantes, good or bad, became part of our history, and it is not surprising that his photo was valued at 340 thousand rubles (starting price – 90 thousand rubles) according to the results of the Literary Fund auction held in Moscow. . The picture, in which Dantes is 53 years old, was taken by the famous Parisian master Andre Disderi, who photographed Napoleon III and Giuseppe Verdi in different years.