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Ti·tian(tĭsh′ən) Originally Tiziano Vecellio. 1488?-1576.
Italian painter who introduced vigorous colors and the compositional use of backgrounds to the Venetian school. His works include the altarpiece The Assumption of the Virgin (1518).
A brownish orange.
[After Titian (from his frequent use of the color in his paintings).]
(Biography) original name Tiziano Vecellio. ?1490–1576, Italian painter of the Venetian school, noted for his religious and mythological works, such as Bacchus and Ariadne (1523), and his portraits
1. (Tiziano Vecellio) c1477–1576, Italian painter.
2. (l.c.) a bright golden brown color.adj.
3. (l.c.) bright golden brown: titian hair.