"The following condition report has been provided by Henry Gentle, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's.
The panel and the paint layer are in good condition. There are some minor retouchings to the background otherwise the painting is in good condition. The removal of the discoloured and degraded varnish would enhance the tonality." "This lot is offered for sale subject to Sotheby's Conditions of Business, which are available on request and printed in Sotheby's sale catalogues. The independent reports contained in this document are provided for prospective bidders' information only and without warranty by Sotheby's or the Seller."