Cincinnato, Romolo an Italian painter, was born at Florence about 1525, and studied under Francesco Salviati. In 1567 he was invited by Philip II to Spain, where he passed the greater part of his life. His principal works are in the Escurial, where he painted the great cloister in fresco, and in the church two pictures, of St. Jerome, reading, and the same saint preaching to his disciples. He died at Madrid in 1600 (or 1593). See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.