"The following condition report has been provided by Henry Gentle, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's.
The copper panel is in good condition and the paint surface is stable, there are some minor abrasions to the paint layer. The removal of the discoloured varnish will improve the tonality. Overall, the painting is in good condition." "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."