The woman paddling a boat and a dragon: Overall in very good condition with the colors remaining extremely fresh and vibrant. A faint brown stain in the upper right corner.
The woman paddling a boat with items of armor below: Overall this is in good condition however appears to have suffered the most out of the pair. The purple color of the woman's dress seems to have bled into the sheet surrounding her which could possibly be the result of water damage. There is slight scattered foxing and a few brown stains, mainly concentrated at the corners. The colors however do remain fresh.
Both sold in painted black frames with gold decoration. 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.