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Last NameTizian / Tiziano (in engl. known as Titian)    
Given NameVecelli    
alt. NamesV. T. ; Tiziano Vecellio / da Cadore; Ticiano ; (in engl. known as Titian) ;    
MarriageCecilia (+1530)    
ChildrenPomponio; Orazio; Lavinia; 1 daughter died in infancy    
Year born1488/90 c. in Pieve di Cadore    
Year died1576    
Place of deathVenice    
Father's occupationcastle superintendent, councillor and soldier Gregorio Vecelli    
Relativesmother Lucia; painter-brother Francesco Vecellio (1475c.-1560); painter nephew Marco Vecelli & grandnephew Tiziano    
Educationpupil of painters Gentile Bellini & Giovanni Bellini    
Country of ActivityItaly    
Worked forAndreas Vesalius (1514-64): De Humanis corporis, perhaps also 17 pl. in his "Fabrica" 1548-1542 & 2nd ed. 1555 (according to M. Putscher 1983)    
Patronagecourt painter of King Philip II & Kaiser Karl V    
Collaboratorsengraver ->J. S. van Calcar; son Orazio Vecelli    
Techniquesoccasionally anatomical drawing (also for woodcuts), oil painting, fresco; mostly known for artful paintings    
Archival sources133 of his paintings online at www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/artists/-titian    
Published sourcesAKL; Th-B; ... Lapage 1961: 18; Saunders & O'Malley 1950; M. Putscher: Ein Totentanz von Tizian. Die 17 großen Holhschnitte zur Fabrica Vesals, in Metanoeite. Want euch durch neues Denken. Festschrift Hans Schadewaldt, Düsseldorf, 1983: 23-40; L'opera completa di Tiziano; ... wiki...    
otherthe wooden relief plates of Vesalius Fabrica disappeared after the second ed. of the Fabrica in 1555and resurfaced in 1706 w. Andreas Maschenbauer in Augsburg     

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