The Hermitage News

Museum 15/24. The “Hermitage Butterflies” research project

Published on 9 of June 2020

One of the most important stages of the “Hermitage Butterflies” study, part of the Russian-Dutch Museum 15/24 project, has been completed: A full record of depictions of lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) on different exhibits in the Hermitage’s stocks has been compiled and scientifically classified. The “Collection of Hermitage Butterflies” will be published as an illustrated catalogue.