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Capri (color)

Capri
 
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Hex triplet#00BFFF
sRGBB  (rgb)(0, 191, 255)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(100, 25, 0, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(195°, 100%, 100%)
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B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Capri is a deep shade of sky blue which is between cyan and azure on the color wheel. The colour Capri in general is named for the colour of the Mediterranean sea around the island of Capri off Italy, the site of several villas belonging to the Roman Emperor Tiberius, including his Imperial residence in his later years, the Villa Jovis. Specifically, the colour Capri is named after the colour of the Blue Grotto on the island of Capri.[1] as it appears on a bright sunny day. Today the island of Capri is a resort island popular with tourists.

The web color for Capri is called Deep sky blue which is another name for this color.

Sea of Capri cocktail
Sea of Capri cocktail

The first use of Capri as a colour name in English was in 1920.[2]

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 152 Discussion of the color Capri
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191