Theodor (Dirck) van Loonen: Portrait of Barthold van Diemen and his family (1701)

(Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Zutphen, The Netherlands)

A painting from the Dutch artist Theodor (Dirck) van Loonen (1610/30-after 1701). Sitting in the center is Barthold van Diemen (1642-1714), a wealthy regent from the town of Zutphen. Sitting with him is his wife Maria Toll (...-1689), his daughters, son in laws and grandchildren. Depicted form left to right:

- Hester van Diemen (...-1701): holding an orange and its white blossom, she died in 1701, perhaps when the painting was made.
- Barthold van Hasselt (1700-1767): sitting on the lap of his mother Aleyda van Diemen, second son of Wilhelm van Hasselt and Aleyda van Diemen, mayor of Zutphen, director of the Dutch East India Company (V.O.C.), master carpenter
- Aleyda van Diemen (1667-1743): wife of Wilhelm van Hasselt
- Wilhelm van Hasselt (...-1715): stadtholder of Zutphen, married with Aleyda van Diemen in 1693
- Barthold van Diemen (1642-1714): politician and Mayor of Zutphen
- Everard Opgelder (...-1726): financial officer at the National Ammunition Depot, married with Anna Catharina van Diemen
- Barthold van Diemen-Opgelder: married with Johanna Reinira Opten Noort
- Anna Catharina van Diemen (1671-1733): wife of Everard Opgelder
- Maria Gerhardina Opgelder (...-1776):
- Alberta Hadewich Opgelder (1697-1721): sitting in front, married with Herman Henric Lamsweerde
- Gerhard Johan Opgelder: sitting in front with red clothes, married with Bartha Opten Noort

The angels in the sky represent deceased family members (left to right):
- Johan van Hasselt: deceased child of Wilhelm van Hasselt and Aleyda van Diemen
- Maria Toll, Jonas and Anna Catharina van Diemen: Maria Toll was the wife of Barthold van Diemen. Jonas and Anna Catharina van Diemen were children of Barthold and Maria
- a deceased child of Everard Opgelder and Anna Catharina van Diemen.

The hairstyle of the men and women is typical of this time period: women are wearing a fontange headdress, while the men are wearing Allonge wigs. Painting from 1701.

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