The canvas is lined and the tacking edges are trimmed. There is scattered fine surface cracking. and some surface accretions near the upper right edge. The work appears to be slightly dirty. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish. There is inpainting to frame abrasion at edges, a few dots of inpainting in the face of the dog at left. There are a few lines of inpainting in and above the tail of the dog at left. There are some other scattered pindots and thin lines of inpainting in the background. 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.