Benjamin Moore Golden Tan

Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Golden Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2152-40. 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:Golden Tan 2152-40
Color code:2152-40
Color name:Golden Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Golden Tan

Golden Tan 2152-40 has an LRV of 54.33% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Golden Tan undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

224, 195, 137

Is Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2152-40 Golden Tan HSL code: 40, 58%, 71%

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.

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 Golden Tan:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Golden Tan 2152-40 vs Mother Earth 376

Not sure whether to go for Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 or Benjamin Moore Mother Earth 376? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 vs Benjamin Moore Mother Earth 376Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40
LRV: 54.33%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Golden Tan 2152-40 vs Warm & Toasty CSP-915

Unsure whether Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 or Benjamin Moore Warm & Toasty CSP-915 is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40 vs Benjamin Moore Warm & Toasty CSP-915Benjamin Moore Golden Tan 2152-40
LRV: 54.33%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#E0C389copy color code
RGB Decimal224, 195, 137copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 76.47%, 53.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 38.84% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 58, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.95 Yellow: 38.84 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 197.059 I: 35.919 Q: -11.915copy color code
XYZX: 54.772 Y: 56.686 Z: 31.717copy color code
CIE LabL:80.003 a:2.275 b:32.944copy color code
Decimal14730121copy color code
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