Les Trois Arches: Lined. The work presents well and the surface is stable. Under UV: in the sky there are finely applied dashes and small dots of inpainting; two dashed lines of inpainting extending from the left upper edge; and a 2 1/4 inch brushy area of inpainting extending from extreme center left edge above the bridge. There is some broad brushy fluorescence in the sky, possibly inherent.
Port en Bretagne: Lined. The work presents well and the colors remain bright. In the sky there is widely patterned craquelure and a few pin dots and small areas of accretion. Minor bumping and pulling is visible in the upper right corner. Under UV: there is brushy retouching around the spire of the church at right (slightly visible to the naked eye) and along the upper edge. 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.