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Burnt Sienna
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #E97451
RGBB (r, g, b) (233, 116, 81)
HSV (h, s, v) (14°, 65%, 91%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Burnt sienna is an iron oxide pigment: a warm mid brown color. Chemically, burnt sienna is formed by burning raw sienna (Terra di Sienna).

Burnt sienna in popular culture

Literature

  • David Morrell has written a novel called Burnt Sienna. It involves a painter and retired secret agent working to rescue a beautiful woman from a madman who plans to kill her.

Television

  • On the television show Family Guy, while trying to pick up girls in a bar, the African-American character Cleveland Brown asks "How would you like to go Black, then have to make a difficult decision regarding whether or not to go back?" To which the girl replies "I already went Burnt Sienna and never went back." She then leaves the bar with a giant talking crayon of said color.
  • In an episode of Benidorm, a gay couple debate what shade of Orange a surnburned pensioner is. When one guesses Burnt Sienna, The other says "More like Burnt Pensioner".
  • In the Frasier episode The First Temptation of Daphne, Niles instructs Daphne to get a burnt sienna folder. Martin tells her it's "brown", causing her to pick up the wrong folder. Niles chastises her that the folder is "clearly" umber.

Webcomics

  • One of the main characters of the webcomic strip PvP is named Brent Sienna, after the pigment and/or the color. Brent is the art director for the fictional magazine PvP

Shades of sienna color comparison chart

  • Burnt Sienna (Hex: #E97451) (RGB:233, 116, 81)
  • Raw Sienna (Hex: #AB734E) (RGB: 171, 115, 78)
  • Sienna (Hex: #882d17) (RGB: 136, 45, 23)
  • Dark Sienna (Hex: #3C1414) (RGB: 60, 20, 20)

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