Andrey Avinoff Foundation Archiving and Preserving his Collections
Welcome to the Andrey Avinoff Foundation Website

The Avinoff Archival Project is underway...

Mission Statement             Biographical Summary

Avinoff was the Director of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History for 20 years, after being established as one of the world's greatest butterfly collectors. With a clear and profound grace in every field he endeavoured, Avinoff stands as a master painter, with works in the National Gallery and other prestigious locations and as the unsung Grandfather of the modern museum.

Biographical Materials Some Online Essays A Sampling of Sketches

Here are some of the Original Artworks in his Collection.


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