Named after the seminal year in which Dr. Fr. Schoenfeld developed the formula for permanently moist watercolors, LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Watercolors are a truly premium paint both steeped in tradition and improved through research and innovation. The finest classical and modern artists' pigments are combined with gum arabic, dextrins, and special glucose derivatives to produce a paint with vivid color intensity as well as superior dilution and coverage. Available in half pans, whole pans, and 24ml tubes, LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Watercolors are among the finest artists' grade paints offered today. With over 145 years of experience and development, LUKAS delivers a product that is luminous and professional: qualities you can harness for yourself in your paintings!