36 Watercolor St.Petersburg White Night Palette RUSSIA

December 26, 2015 - Comment

Up for auction is a set of extra-fine artists’ watercolors WHITE NIGHTS with foldable/detachable palette and space for brushes. 36 colors in 2.5 ml pans . Made in Russia. The extra-fine artists’ watercolors of the WHITE NIGHTS professional series are of some special pride of Saint Petersburg Nevskaya Palitra plant. Their supreme quality is the

Up for auction is a set of extra-fine artists’ watercolors WHITE NIGHTS with foldable/detachable palette and space for brushes. 36 colors in 2.5 ml pans . Made in Russia. The extra-fine artists’ watercolors of the WHITE NIGHTS professional series are of some special pride of Saint Petersburg Nevskaya Palitra plant. Their supreme quality is the result of following old masters’ traditions and applying modern technologies in paints production. They are made by hand from finely dispersed ground pigments and binders containing gum Arabic that is acknowledged to be the best natural adhesive for watercolors. Squirrel, kolinsky, as well as synthetic brushes can be applied for work. Amazing transparency and purity of colors with excellent tinting strength and working properties. Each little pan has light fastness (*,**,***) and color indexes (international code of the pigment used). We carry all the colors of the WHITE NIGHTS watercolor palette in 2.5 ml pans in case you run out of a color and need a replacement. Please click SEE OTHER ITEMS shop to purchase individual 2.5ml full pans. The color chart is pictured above. Colors included: Zinc White*** Cadmium Lemon*** Cadmium Yellow Medium*** Yellow Ochre** Golden** Golden Deep*** Hanza Yellow* Titian Red*** Ruby*** Cadmium Red Light*** English Red*** Quinacridone Rose** Carmine*** Madder Lake Red Light*** Quinacridone Lilac*** Violet* Ultramarine*** Blue*** Cobalt Blue*** Cobalt Blue Spectral*** Turquoise Blue*** Indigo** Ceruleum Blue*** Yellow Green*** Emerald Green*** Green** Olive Green*** Oxide of Chromium*** Raw Sienna*** Burnt Sienna*** Umber*** Burnt Umber*** Mars Brown*** Sepia*** Neutral Black*** Payne’s Gray** Please see photos for more details since they are an essential part of the description. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Shipping: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. Handling time one business day. We make every effort to get everything out the door as fast as possible while ensuring it is packed well and safely. We will ship to 48 lower states. For Alaska, Hawaii, and international shipping please email for shipping rates before bidding. Payment: We accept PayPal. Please remit payment within five days of sale end. If we do not hear from you after five days, we will send a reminder invoice. The Tradition of Quality at Nevskaya Palitra Plant In 1900, a technologist from England Julius Freedlander was invited to Saint Petersburg by the Imperial Philanthropic Society to assist in establishing an oil paint factory. This is how the history of “Nevskaya Palitra” began. The enterprise had been functioning very successfully for several decades, and in 1934, it became Leningrad Artists’ Paints Plant on the initiative of the Tretyakov Gallery’s administration. The best specialists in the field of the painting techniques and production were involved in work to develop original compounds. Among them was Professor of Painting D. I. Kiplik, director of the All-Russian Academy of Arts U. Brodsky, as well as many organizations such as the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after I. Repin and the Scientific Research Restoration Institute. As a result of many years spent on the plant development, a unique industrial complex was built. Now it is St.Petersburg Artists’ Paints Plant “Nevskaya Palitra.” The plant produces more than 600 items of painting materials: artists’ oil, watercolor, gouache, tempera and acrylic paints, dry pigments, as well as varnishes, oils, and paint thinners. The highest level of the production quality is supported by tight control of all production stages. The products of the enterprise have been used for the most delicate projects, including restoration of the precious pieces of art and architectural landmarks, such as St. Basil Cathedral, Grand Kremlin Palace, Cathedral of Christ the Savior, artwork from the collections of the State Hermitage, the State Tretyakov Gallery, and old Russian icons.

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