Sepia (color)

Sepia
 
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Hex triplet#704214
sRGBB (r, g, b)(112, 66, 20)
HSV (h, s, v)(30°, 82%, 44%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(33, 45, 38°)
SourceMaerz and Paul[1]
ISCC–NBS descriptorStrong brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Sepia is a reddish-brown color, named after the rich brown pigment derived from the ink sac of the common cuttlefish Sepia.[2] The word sepia is the Latinized form of the Greek σηπία, sēpía, cuttlefish.[3]

  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the colour called sepia in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Colour New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color sepia is displayed on page 39, Plate 8, Colour Sample A10.
  2. ^ St. Clair, Kassia (2016). The Secret Lives of Colour. London: John Murray. p. 248–249. ISBN 9781473630819. OCLC 936144129.
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Colour New York:1930 McGraw Hill. Discussion of the colour Sepia, Page 179

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