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Titian

[tish-uh n] /ˈtɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
(Tiziano Vecellio) c1477–1576, Italian painter.
2.
(lowercase) a reddish-brown or golden-brown color:
hair of titian.
adjective
3.
(lowercase) having titian color:
titian hair.
Related forms
Titianesque, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for titianesque

Titian

/ˈtɪʃən/
noun
1.
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
Derived Forms
Titianesque, adjective
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Titian

Venetian painter Tiziano Vecellio (c.1490-1576).

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titianesque in Culture
Titian [(tish-uhn)]

A sixteenth-century Italian painter known for his portraits and for his innovative use of color.

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