Oil on unlined canvas. The picture surface is in generally good condition aside from some minor frame abrasions and very minor losses visible along the extreme top edge and two pinholes in the upper left corner. Under UV light, there are small scattered spots that fluoresce across the lower right corner of the canvas and frame and slightly larger drips of varnish in the lower left corner. There is also a 3 1/2 inch long inpaint along the front edge of the second step directly to the left of the figures cape. 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.