The Raphael 8404 Kolinsky Round is a favorite Kolinsky watercolor brush of the Wet Paint staff. Raphael's flagship handmade Kolinsky brush featuring a fine point for precision and full belly for a high paint load. Finest Kolinsky sable that is hand washed, sorted, dressed and tested. Multiple hair lengths ensure the tightest possible point. Superior resiliency, spring and snap. High quality construction including double cementing and crimping.
Founded in Paris in 1793 and owned and operated by the Sauer family since 1859, Raphael is the oldest fine art brush maker in Europe. Following the time honored tradition of master and apprentice, the highly skilled craftswomen of Raphael must train for years before they are ready to produce a Raphael brush. The finest hairs and bristles are imported from all over the world and hand sorted to ensure the highest quality. Every brush made by Raphael is made with the artist in mind.