Maritge Claesdr Voogt
Also written as Maritge Voogt Claesdr
Claesdr is an abbreviation of Claes' dochter and means Claes' daughter. The abbreviation is however pronounced in full. Listen here
Maritge was the wife of Pieter Jacobsz Olycan (Jacobsz stands for Jacob's zoon). The middle name's sz is always pronounced in full. Listen here
There is little known about Maritge. She came from a wealthy family of beer brewers. She was 62 years old when she was painted for this portrait. The inscription on the paintings states: Ătat suĂ 62, 'her age is 62'.