The canvas is unlined and well-stretched.The paint layer is stable. Minor frame abrasions are visible in the extreme corners. Under ultraviolet inspection, isolated areas of in-painting are apparent. Specifically, a vertical four-inch line near the center left edge of the canvas; a three-inch vertical line along the center right edge; and a one-inch vertical line in the upper left quadrant. 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.