There are many variants of this painting of Mariemont Castle (Ertz 1979, Diaz Padron 1992). See for example the Richmond Landscape with Archduke Albert and Mariemont Castle, the Dijon Landscape with Mariemont Castle, and Archduke Albert before Mariemont Castle, Germany. Ertz implies that the Richmond version is the prime one (Ertz 1979, p. 177).
Present work is one of 25 paintings sent from Antwerp for the queen to Alcazar in 1636: "Otro pais de mas de tres varas de ancho y vara y media de alto, con marcos dorados, que es una casa de campo de Bruselas con unas figuras de cazadores, tasados en 40 doblones, existe"
Dating is based on architectural state of Mariemont.