Canvas is unlined. Under a dull and yellowed varnish. Overall condition is very good with nice retention of the paint surface. Minor areas of craquelure. Minor abrasions at the extreme edges. Under UV light, there are no apparent retouches visible.
Offered in a carved and gilt wood frame with stylized foliage and shell at top center. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.