Jim Dine, ‘Palette II’ 1969
Jim Dine
Palette II 1969
© Jim Dine
Turner’s ‘Chelsea’ palette, used at the end of his life
William Strang, ‘Self-Portrait’ 1919
William Strang
Self-Portrait 1919

The term also refers to the range of colours habitually used by and characteristic of an artist.

A palette in computer graphics is a chosen set of colours that are each assigned a number, and it is this number that determines the colour of the pixel.