Matthijs Accama, brother of Bernardus, was born at Leeuwarden, in 1702. He went to Italy, where he copied, with considerable talent, several pictures of the ancient masters. He died at his native town in 1783. He painted historical and emblematical subjects.
This article incorporates text from the article "ACCAMA, Mathijs" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.
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