CINCINNATO Romulo (b. ca. 1502, Firenze, d. 1593, Espana) Nationality : Italian
Italian painter, active in Spain. Little is known of his life. He was a pupil of Salviati in his native Florence, and he worked in a pompous Mannerist style. His production in Spain is limited, he was chosen by Philip II to replace in the Escorial the Martyrdom of St Maurice painted by El Greco. This commission indicates that he was highly valued among the court painters by Philip II.