Benedict Vikentievich Lorovich published in 1880, memories of the AS Pushkin. In Odessa, the poet spent 13 months - from July 3, 1823 to July 31, 1824 Here he wrote two and a half head of "Eugene Onegin" , the poem "Gypsies" , completed " The Fountain of Bakhchisarai ," a poem.
Lorovich himself as a poet , too (published his poetic epistle to a single artist ) , a teacher of Italian language and an avid fan of theater, could well be in a crowd of admirers of the poet during his stay in Odessa , or meet in the homes of famous citizens of Odessa , whose children he taught Italian language . Not necessarily be close friends, you can just exchange a , and the rest head and share .
The fact that they put the meeting of Pushkin's biography in question and subsequently not used. Although you never know , maybe that he used this portrait Lorovich as confirmation of the