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Madder (Rose Madder) Color

Color Name: Madder (Rose Madder)
Hex Color Code: #E32636
RGB Color Code: RGB(227, 38, 54)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 83.26%, 76.21%, 10.98%

The color Madder, also known as Rose madder or Madder Lake, is the commercial name used to designate a red paint made from the pigment madder lake. A traditional lake pigment extracted from the common madder plant Rubia tinctorum.

What color is Madder (Rose Madder)?

Madder (Rose Madder) color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Madder (Rose Madder) is #E32636, and the RGB color code is RGB(227, 38, 54).

In the RGB color model, Madder (Rose Madder) has a red value of 227, a green value of 38, and a blue value of 54. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 83.3% magenta, 76.2% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 354.9° (degrees), 77.1 % saturation, and 52.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Madder (Rose Madder) has a hue of 354.9° (degrees), 83.3 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Madder (Rose Madder) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(227, 38, 54)

Red 227 (89.0%)
Green 38 (14.9%)
Blue 54 (21.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 83.26%
Yellow 76.21%
Key 10.98%


Hue 354.92°
Saturation 77.14 %.
Lightness 51.96 %.


Hue 354.92°
Saturation 83.26 %.
Brightness / Value 89.02 %.
LRV ~ 18 %
Munsell Color System 5.2R 4.8/17.9
XYZ X : 33.04
Y : 17.98
Z : 5.22
YXY Y1 : 17.98
X : 0.59
Y2 : 0.32
CMY C : 10.98%
M : 85.10%
Y : 78.82%
CIE-Lab L : 49.48
A : 69.33
B : 40.23
CIE-Lch L : 49.48
C : 80.16
H : 30.13
CIE-Luv L : 49.48
U : 139.66
V : 25.67
Hunter-Lab L : 42.41
A : 64.85
B : 22.39

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Color Combinations

Madder (Rose Madder) - #E32636 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.


Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Madder (Rose Madder). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette


Tetradic Color Scheme Palette


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Madder (Rose Madder) - #E32636 Tints and Shades

Madder (Rose Madder) #e32636 Shades


Madder (Rose Madder) #e32636 Tints


Color Images

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