Andrey Avinoff was a man who excelled
in a wide range of disciplines. It is difficult to decide whether
to call him a museum Director, artist, explorer, mystic, professor,
iconographer or diplomat. Unpublished biographies written about
him include "Rhapsodies of Panorama and Enlightenment"
by started by his nephew Nicholas Shoumatoff and another by the
reknowned Russian biographer, Boris Brasol.
To read some of the published
Biographies of Andrey Avinoff, click on the boxes to the right.