Grumbacher has grown considerably since it was founded in 1905 by Max Grumbacher. Originally, the modest company imported and sold paint brushes! Today, Grumbacher is a world-renowned manufacturer of fine artist's materials. Grumbacher has something for everyone, and every product has been time-tested to ensure lasting quality. From artists' quality Pre-Tested oils, to student-grade Academy and even water-mixable Max Oils that carry the founder's name, Grumbacher has everything you need in the way of oil colors. Grumbacher quality oil colors and mediums are made in the USA.