In Remembrance: Andrew Petryn ’43BFA Died on October 11 2013

Andrew Petryn, 94, passed away October 11, 2013. He was recognized as an outstanding violinist in his youth and gained acclaim for his outstanding paintings, particularly of canines. He devoted years to the Yale Art Gallery as director of art conservation, and gained recognition for his advocacy of conservation as opposed to restoration of works of art; he believed that conservation attempts to demonstrate the unadulterated work of the artist and is most faithful to revealing and maintaining the artist's true intent.

The New Haven Register published his obituary on October 17, 2013.

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