Titian Definition

tĭshən
noun
A brownish orange.
American Heritage
A color blending red and gold.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Tiziano Vecellio
adjective
Reddish-gold.
Webster's New World
Of a bright auburn colour, tinted with gold.
Wiktionary
proper name
(It. name Tiziano Vecellio) 1490?-1576; Venetian painter.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A sixteenth century Italian painter, Tiziano Vecelli.

Wiktionary
other
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).
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Titian

Noun

Singular:
titian
Plural:
titians

Origin of Titian

  • From the Italian painter, Titian (Italian: Tiziano Vecellio), who made frequent use of this colour.

    From Wiktionary

  • After Titian (from his frequent use of the color in his paintings)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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