They were first trained to assist Portuguese fishermen while they were out at sea. (1/14) by Judy Powell August 31, 2020, 6:32 am Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 1/14 Next View full list See more Previous article From as early as the 16th century, Papillons have been featured prominently in the paintings of many artists, from the Italian Master known as Titan (also known as Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano to Vecellio) to France’s François Clouet and Dutch portrait painter Johannes Vermeer. Next article They’re happy, loyal and affectionate. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.