With an impressive list of clients including Cezanne and Van Gogh, it's no wonder that artists continue to make the trek to the family-run Sennelier. This historic art supply store stands on the Left Bank just across the Louvre. Established in 1887, Gustave Sennelier began by selling paints from manufacturers until his fascination with creating colors pushed him to create his own. His color mediums were used and immortalized in the works of artists like Chagall, Dali, and Gaugin. Four generations later, Sennelier continues to supply quality art materials to painters, sculptors, artists and engravers from all over France and abroad. The store is packed with over 40,000 products including paints, colored pencils, watercolor, paper, pastels, and a wide array of brushes. The bestseller remains the Sennelier oil pastels, created in 1949 by Gustave's son Henri for Pablo Picasso himself. Its beautiful wooden floors and old-fashioned pastel drawers, coupled with its rich heritage and history, makes Sennelier a Parisian landmark in its own right.Show lessRead more

    3, quai Voltaire , Paris

    10-12:45 & 2-6:30


    Arts & Crafts

    Public Transport
    M4 (Saint-Germain-des-Prés)
    M1, M7 (Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre)

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