Is this a photo of Chopin?

18

March
2011

A photo has been discovered of Frédéric Chopin on his deathbed. If authenticated, the image would be the third known photograph of the composer. (The two already confirmed are here and here.)

Until then, all we can do is speculate. Here’s a Reuters report on the discovery and background of its current owner.

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  • Charles Fischer

    Well, at least we know the subject was able to hold still long enough for a good quality Daguerreotype!