Old Holland has been making oil paints since 1664. Old Holland still produces all its classic oil paints according to traditional formulas, supplemented by the latest contemporary insights. The choice of pigments is a unique mix of the best traditional colors and the best pigments derived from the latest technological developments. Many years ago Old Holland replaced all traditional, non-lightfast pigments with modern lightfast pigments that have the same color characteristics as the traditional ones. Today, each color has the highest degree of lightfastness. Old Holland Classic Oils have the highest possible concentration of pigment in each colour, so they have an unprecedented colour strength.
Old Holland Terminology: "lake" means transparent glazing color. "Extra" means the color is an imitation of a non-lightfast traditional color using modern lightfast pigments To see pigment information, click on the color. swatch.
Please note: Most of the 225 ml tubes will be shipped directly to you from the manufacturer's U.S. warehouse. You will NOT be charged shipping if your total order (of all items on our site) is $90 or more. Please allow an extra 48 hours for the shipping of these items. Expedited shipping such as overnight or 2nd day service is not available for these items.