Dutch Boy Paint

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Dutch Boy
Product type Paint
Owner Sherwin-Williams (1980)
Country U.S.
Introduced 1907 (1907)
Markets U.S.
Previous owners National Lead Company (1907-1980)
Website dutchboy.com

The Dutch Boy Group is a paint manufacturing company currently headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1907 by the National Lead Company, the Dutch Boy Paints brand is currently a subsidiary of the Consumer Group division of the Sherwin-Williams Company, which acquired it in 1980, two years after the CPSC's directive banning on the manufacturing of lead housepaint went into effect.

Dutch Boy offers paints and paint products for both interior and exterior surfaces, including walls, ceilings, floors, porches, siding, and trim.


Original painting done for the National Lead Company and used as the logo.

Dutch Boy uses a little Dutch Boy as its logo and trademark. The boy was painted by Lawrence Carmichael Earle and modeled after an Irish-American boy who lived near the artist.


  • Ceiling paints
  • Exterior paints
  • Faux finishes
  • Interior paints
  • Paint samples
  • Primers
  • Porch and Floor

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