Bronze (color)

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Bronze
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#CD7F32
sRGBB  (rgb)(205, 127, 50)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(25, 59, 86, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(30°, 75.6%, 80.4%)
Source[1]/Maerz and Paul[1]
ISCC–NBS descriptorStrong orange
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Bronze statue of the Roman Emperor Augustus

Bronze is a metallic brown color which resembles the metal alloy bronze.

The first recorded use of bronze as a color name in English was in 1753.[2]

Variations[edit]

Blast-off bronze[edit]

Blast-Off Bronze
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#A57164
sRGBB  (rgb)(165, 113, 100)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 32, 39, 35)
HSV       (h, s, v)(12°, 39%, 65[3]%)
SourceCrayola
ISCC–NBS descriptorLight reddish brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Blast-off bronze is one of the colors in the special set of metallic Crayola crayons called Metallic FX, the colors of which were formulated by Crayola in 2001.

Crayola Metallic FX crayons. Blast-off bronze is the 5th crayon from the right.

Antique bronze[edit]

Antique Bronze
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#665D1E
sRGBB  (rgb)(102, 93, 30)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 9, 71, 60)
HSV       (h, s, v)(53°, 71%, 40 [4]%)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate olive
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The first recorded use of antique bronze as a color name in English was in 1910.[5]

Bronze statue of Hercules with green patina

References[edit]

  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called bronze, in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color, New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill; the color bronze is displayed on page 51, Plate 14, Color Sample L9.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color, New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill, p. 191; Color Sample of Bronze: p. 51, Plate 14, Color Sample L9
  3. ^ web.forrett.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #A57164 (Blast-Off Bronze):
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #665D1E (Antique Bronze):
  5. ^ Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color, New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill; p. 189, Color Sample of Bronze: p. 51, Plate 14, Color Sample L10

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