Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear

Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Anjou Pear paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-425. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Anjou Pear AF-425
Color code:AF-425
Color name:Anjou Pear
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Anjou Pear

Anjou Pear AF-425 has an LRV of 45.19% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 45.19% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

199, 182, 121

Is Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-425 Anjou Pear HSL code: 47, 41%, 63%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Anjou Pear AF-425 vs Meadow View 383

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425 vs Benjamin Moore Meadow View 383Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425
LRV: 45.19%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.11%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Anjou Pear AF-425 vs Timothy Straw 2149-40

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425 vs Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40Benjamin Moore Anjou Pear AF-425
LRV: 45.19%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.16%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C7B679copy color code
RGB Decimal199, 182, 121copy color code
RGB Percent78.04%, 71.37%, 47.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 39.2% Value: 78.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 41, 63)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.54 Yellow: 39.2 Key: 21.96copy color code
YIQY: 180.129 I: 29.732 Q: -15.387copy color code
XYZX: 43.733 Y: 46.98 Z: 24.848copy color code
CIE LabL:74.177 a:-2.689 b:33.258copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.177 u:14.194 v:43.81copy color code
Decimal13088377copy color code
Hunter lab68.542, -6.057, 26.485copy color code
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