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This article is about the color. For other uses, see Sepia.
|About these coordinates Color coordinates|
|sRGBB (r, g, b)||(112, 66, 20)|
|CMYKH (c, m, y, k)||(0, 41, 82, 56)|
|HSV (h, s, v)||(30°, 82%, 44%)|
|Source||Maerz and Paul|
|B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Sepia in culture
- Sepia ink was commonly used as writing ink in Greco-Roman civilization. It remained in common use as an artist's drawing material until the 19th century.
- In the late 1940s and early 1950s, R & B (rhythm and blues) music was called race music or sepia music.
- Grisaille is a painting technique in which a painting is rendered solely in tones of gray, sepia, or dark green.
- In the last quarter of the 18th century, Professor Jacob Seydelmann of Dresden developed a process to extract and produce a more concentrated form of sepia for use in watercolors and oil paints.
- Sepia tones are used in photography; the hue resembles the effect of aging in old photographs, and of older photographs chemically treated either for visual effect or for archival purposes. Most photo graphics software programs and many digital cameras include a sepia tone option.
- Acclaimed Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky used a sepia tone for many scenes in his 1979 film Stalker.
- www.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #704214 (Sepia):
- The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called sepia in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color sepia is displayed on page 39, Plate 8, Color Sample A10.
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw Hill Discussion of the color Sepia, Page 179
- Dictionary of Popular Music Terms: