Titian (c.1488/1490 – 27 August 1576) • TizianoVecellior Titian in English was born in the small village of PievediCadore. • Titian was the greatest painter of the Venetian school and one of Italy's most important Renaissance artists. • He inspired future greats such as van Dyck and Rembrandt. • Titian mastered the three major artistic genres of his time - religious, mythological and portrait painting. • His most famous works include Bacchus And Ariadne, The Danae and The Rape Of Europa.