RINCÓN DE FIGUEROA, Fernando del
Spanish painter, representative of the early Renaissance in Castile. Born in Guadalajara in the second half of the fifteenth century, Fernando Rincón worked in Zaragoza, Toledo and Guadalajara, mainly executing altarpieces for parishes and portraits for individuals.
Between 1499 and 1503 he executed - together with other painters - a monumental polychrome altarpiece in the Cathedral of Toledo. In the Toledo diocese several altarpieces by him are documented between 1503 and 1507.
He became court painter of King Ferdinand the Catholic and General of the Catholic Knights of Saint James (Santiago) in the early sixteenth century.