Sennelier Soft Pastels All discontinued colors are now out of stock. We are in the process of deleting them from the site. Click on the photo of each color below to view a larger picture and pricing. The original Sennelier shop is located on the Quai Voltaire across from the Louvre and just a few steps away from the Ecloe des Beaux Arts of Paris. Sennelier has been a famous name with a tradition of quality products since 1887. In this shop Gustave Sennelier mixed the colors for students and such painters as Cezanne Soutine and Gauguin. Today Sennelier is "the place for not only Parisian artists but those from all over the world".Sennelier offers our largest line of pastels with a beautiful range of 552 colors. Sennelier achieves their softness by drying them in the traditional way in the open air for up to four weeks. Sennelier''''s selection begins with 83 pur pigments chosen for their intensity and light-fastness. These colors are then tinted up to ten graduations per color producing the widest range available in the world. Sennelier is one of our most popular pastels due to its uniform softness and incredible range. Still manufactured by hand in the French tradition of the 18''''s. Color charts available on request.
Sennelier is well known for its reputation for quality.