Original canvas. There is a large area of retouching to the sky, visible under ultraviolet light, and a small spot to a repair at the upper right (patched on the reverse). Apart from scattered spots of overcleaning and an area of paint shrinkage to the upper layer of pigment (revealing the ligth blue pigment beneath) along the upper edge, this work is in good, clean condition, with rich colours and tones. Held in a decorative, gold-painted moulded plaster and wood frame. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."