Which hair colour was named after an Italian painter?
'Titian' is a tint of red hair most commonly described as brownish-orange in colour. The name 'Titian' was originated from the English name of the Italian painter. His Italian name Tiziano Vecelli or Vecellio was considered the most important of the 16th-century Venetian school, that included 'Titian' (c. 1489-1576) with others. The painter was born in Pieve di Cadore near Belluno, then in the Republic of Venice.
Nancy Drew, the titular character of the mystery fiction series of books, was described as and depicted with 'Titian' hair from 1959 to 1960. Midge, the Barbie doll was a 'Titian' hair. In 1961, Barbie launched its first 'Titian' Barbie. This came in the 1961 line of Bubblecut Barbie. The Bubblecut line ran from 1961 to 1967. Princess Daisy, from the Mario series video games, had been depicted with 'Titian' hair since her appearance in Mario Tennis in 2000. Princess Sofia, from 2012 Disney junior series 'Sofia the First' had 'Titian' hair.