Titian

[Tiziano Vecellio]. An Italian landscape painter, celebrated for the fine effects of his clouds. (1477-1576.)

Not Titian's pencil e'er could so array,
So fleece with clouds the pure ethereal space.

Thomson: Castle of Indolence, can to i.

The French Titian.
Jacques Blanchard, the painter (1600-1638). The Titian of Portugal. Alonzo Sanchez Coello (1515-1590).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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