Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown

Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gaucho Brown paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2096-40. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Gaucho Brown 2096-40
Color code:2096-40
Color name:Gaucho Brown
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Gaucho Brown for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Gaucho Brown

Gaucho Brown 2096-40 has an LRV of 27.12% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 27.12% 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 Gaucho Brown undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

169, 133, 115

Is Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 20° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2096-40 Gaucho Brown HSL code: 20, 24%, 56%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Gaucho Brown:

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

Gaucho Brown 2096-40 vs Mudslide 2095-40

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40 vs Benjamin Moore Mudslide 2095-40Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40
LRV: 27.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gaucho Brown 2096-40 vs Algonquin Trail 1055

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40 vs Benjamin Moore Algonquin Trail 1055Benjamin Moore Gaucho Brown 2096-40
LRV: 27.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.03%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#A98573copy color code
RGB Decimal169, 133, 115copy color code
RGB Percent66.27%, 52.16%, 45.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 20° Saturation: 31.95% Value: 66.27%copy color code
HSLhsl(20, 24, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 21.3 Yellow: 31.95 Key: 33.73copy color code
YIQY: 141.712 I: 27.237 Q: 2.014copy color code
XYZX: 27.845 Y: 26.449 Z: 19.854copy color code
CIE LabL:58.461 a:11.123 b:14.97copy color code
CIE LuvL:58.461 u:24.481 v:17.74copy color code
Decimal11109747copy color code
Hunter lab51.429, 6.643, 13.112copy color code
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