The museum will auction digital masterpieces from a limited collection. The bidding will last till September 7
The State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia), one of the largest museums in the world, has announced about launching its own NFTs sale after joining forces with Binance marketplace.
The museum is proposing limited collection digital art pieces, created from Hermitage artwork. The collection will include works by Leonardo da Vinci, Giorgione, Vincent Van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky and Claude Monet. All tokenised masterpieces will have two copies – one will be kept at the museum, another to be auctioned away.
There are a total of 5 NFTs to be put for auction, each with a starting bid of 10,000 BUSD. All the funds raised during the bidding will go to the Hermitage museum. Moreover, all lucky winners who purchase the NFTs will receive an exclusive NFT video featuring Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage Museum, showing the artworks certification process by signing them and indicating the signature’s exact time.
The auction will commence on August 31 and will run through September 7. The auction is open for all Binance users.