For over 175 years Winsor & Newton have been dedicated to providing artists with the widest possible choice of colours.
Made from the finest pigments in the highest concentrations possible and offering the greatest possible permanence together with good handling qualities, this range of superior water colours is sure to bring vibrant colour to any watercolour painting.
Winsor & Newton Artists’ Watercolours are available in both tubes and pans. Generally tube colours are preferred by artists using large quantities of colour, whilst pans generally find favour with beginners, outdoor sketchers and artists using smaller quantities.
Color number: 178
Series number: 4
Chemical description: Cobalt aluminate
Color index name: PB 28
Color index number: 77346
Permanence rating: AA
ASTM lightfastness rating: I
Granulating/Staining: GCobalt deep blue is the darker red shade of its sister pigment cobalt blue
It was discovered in 1802 by French chemist Louis Thenard as an alternative pigment to the lapis lazuli pigment
Includes a 047 oz/14 ml tube of Winsor & Newton water colour
The water colour offering the wide choice of pigments and the high possible permanence