Iris Fisher van den Meer
This person is the main character in the story who struggles in the change from a young child to an adult, but eventually ends up marrying an artist.
Margarethe Fisher van den Meer
This character was widowed, is always aspiring for more, commits the only murder in the novel, and ends up going blind.
Clara van den Meer
This character possesses a radiant beauty that is admired by everyone, and yet this person does not want to be noticed for beauty alone.
Ruth Fisher van den Meer
This person does not speak throughout most of the novel, is frequently called an ox, and purposely sets a painting on fire during the ball.
Luykas Schoonmaker/The Master
A well-known artist, this character saves a family from the streets and has a collection of paintings that he calls the Gallery of God's Mistakes.
Cornelius van den Meer (Papa)
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