Morning bells are ringing...
Allegory of Time
Painting by Tiziano Vecellio (Tiziano Veccellio). «Allegory of Time." 1565. National Gallery, London, oil on canvas.
Age mature male lion compares Titian - all in his power, he rules the world, and the age of a young man with a trusting young dog willingness to serve, old age gets wisdom, his deep knowledge of life, loneliness and physical infirmity.