Goya Palette

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Rublev Colours Goya Palette provides the highest quality professional oil colors for portrait and figure painting based on the actual colors used by Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828). These colors can be blended and used interchangeably with other oil colors.

Besides an artist's personal notes or treatises on the painting of the period, the systematic arrangement of separate colors and mixtures on the palette, which the painter prepared before he began his work, can be used to study the artist's painting procedures. Such palettes can be found in portraits or self-portraits where the palette is held in the hand with the rows of colors and tints clearly visible.

One such portrait is the portrait of Goya with his palette, painted in 1827, by Vicente López y Portaña (1772–1850) shown above clearly shows the colors he used. Goya used nine separate colors and arranged them on the palette with the white on nearest the thumbhole and the blacks on the opposite side.

For more information about Francisco Goya's palette, please read

Rublev Colours Artists Oils are based on single, natural mineral and historical pigments that give Old Masters-like painting effects in oil. The color range features such exotic pigments as natural ultramarine (lapis lazuli), azurite, malachite, among many others. The paint is made in small batches and packed in 50ml tubes giving you 33% more color than typical 37 ml tubes.

Rublev Colours Goya Palette includes one full-sized tube (50ml) each of 9 colors: Venetian Red, Italian Yellow Earth, Italian Brown Ocher, Italian Burnt Sienna, Bone Black, Roman Black, German Vine Black, Cassel Earth, and Lead White.

Oil Colors included in Rublev Colours Goya Palette
Color Swatch Number Name Tube Price
is a transparent deep bluish red earth with pink undertones, medium grained with good tinting strength and brushes 'long' in the direction of the brush stroke. Our Venetian red comes from quarries in Northern Italy. 50ml $14.90
is a semi-transparent deep golden yellow with good tinting strength, medium-grained that makes golden half-tints. Our yellow earth is from quarries in Northern Italy. 50ml $14.90
is a semi-transparent brown with good tinting strength, medium-grained that makes yellowish brown half-tints. Our brown ocher earth is from quarries in Northern Italy 50ml $14.90
is a semi-transparent reddish brown with good tinting strength, medium grained and, like most Rublev Colours Artists' Oils, brushes 'long' in the direction of the brush stroke. Our Sienna is from quarries in Tuscany, Italy. 50ml $14.90
is an opaque warm black with good tinting strength and fine-grained. It is a high-grade bone black equivalent to what other artists' oils manufacturers name as 'ivory black.' 50ml $14.90
is a single-pigment oil color comprised of a natural black earth; a dense, opaque, heavy color that is absolutely permanent. It is comparatively neutral in undertone and is non-greasy when compared to carbon blacks. 50ml $14.90
is an opaque blue-black with high tinting strength and fine-grained. Our vine black is a single-pigment color made of calcined vine cuttings from Germany. 50ml $14.90
is semi-opaque brown with good tinting strength, medium grained and, like most Rublev Colours Artist Oils, brushes "long" in the direction of the brush stroke 50ml $14.90
(also known as flake white or Cremnitz white) is an opaque white that is smooth and long. It is the most common white found on the old masters' palette 50ml $46.80
Regular Price $166.00

Note: Colors swatches are shown in mass tone, straight from the tube, on the left, and mixed with an equal amount of white on the right. All pictures of color swatches in this web site are only approximations of the actual color of the oil paint. We have taken every care to match the color in these pictures on calibrated color monitors to the actual color. However, because of the wide variance in color monitors, the results you get may vary.

We may substitute colors that are out of stock or unavailable at the time of your order with similar hues of equal or greater value.

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