Main definitions of Titian in English

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Titian1

proper noun

  • (c.1488–1576), Italian painter; Italian name Tiziano Vecellio. The most important painter of the Venetian school, he experimented with vivid colours and often broke conventions of composition. He painted many sensual mythological works, including Bacchus and Ariadne (c.1518–23).

Pronunciation:

Titian

/ˈtɪʃ(ə)n/

Main definitions of Titian in English

: Titian1Titian2

Titian2

adjective

  • (of hair) bright golden auburn.

    ‘a mass of Titian curls’
    reddish-brown, tawny, chestnut, russet, coppery, copper, auburn, titian, reddish, ginger, gingery, rusty, rufous
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Origin

Early 19th century: from Titian, by association with the bright auburn hair portrayed in many of his works.

Pronunciation:

Titian

/ˈtɪʃ(ə)n/