Matthijs Harings

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Portrait of Gysbert Japicx, 1646

Matthijs Harings (1593 in Leeuwarden – 1667 in Leeuwarden), was a Dutch Golden Age portrait painter.

According to Houbraken he was a good portrait painter who caught the expressions of his subjects well.[1] According to the RKD his portraits are sometimes confused with works by Wybrand de Geest.[2]


  1. ^ (in Dutch) Matthijs Harings Biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  2. ^ Matthijs Harings in the RKD