The Virgin and Child with Saints Margaret of Antioch, Catherine of Alexandria and Elizabeth of Hungary signed 'J.Bescheij' (lower left) oil on panel 45.5 x 36.6cm (17 15/16 x 14 7/16in).
PROVENANCE: Sale, Eve, Paris, 20 June 2005, lot 52 Sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 December 2010, lot 180
The composition is derived from Rubens's large altarpiece painted for the church of Saint Augustine in Malines and now in the Toledo Museum of Art (see: The Toledo Museum of Art. European Paintings (Toledo, 1976), reproduced fig. 102.)