The canvas appears to be unlined. The paint surface is dirty and the varnish discoloured. Overall the paint surface is very well preserved. There are four old damages, patched on the reverse. These are in the sky upper right (6cm the largest), two centre left (both of 2cm) and above the horizon in the centre (1.5 cm). Apart from this restoration is limited to a few scattered retouchings.
Offered in plain gilt frame in good condition. "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."