The picture has been relined which is providing a stable structure. There are areas of fine craquelure in the sky but this is only visible upon close inspection. The paint surface may benefit from cleaning as the varnish has discoloured and there are areas of surface dirt and blooming.
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There is a small area of retouching in the lower left corner and flecked retouchings along the edge of the hillside.
The picture is contained in a moulded plaster frame. "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."