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A museum in the United States will start selling NFT to save paintings

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The American Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has announced plans to sell NFT rarely exhibited pastels from its collection in order to raise additional funds that will be used to preserve other valuable works.

Image source: Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

Recall that NFT is a non-interchangeable token that is used to confirm ownership of digital assets. These can be, for example, works of computer art, collectible digital objects, etc.

According to the newspaper “Izvestia”, digital versions of pastels by artists such as Claude Monet and Jean-François Millet, containing an NFT certificate, will go on sale next month – July 14. It is planned to sell 24 NFT with an initial cost of lots of $ 314.

Proceeds will be used to preserve Edgar Degas’s Edmondo and Teresa Morbilli (1865) and Degas’ father listens to Lorenzo Pagan play the guitar (1869-1872).

It should be noted that the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of the largest art museums in the United States. It was founded in 1870 on the basis of the Boston Athenaeum. The museum has a branch in Nagoya (Japan).

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