The canvas is not lined. Surface is in remarkably good condition. Very faint craqueleur. The present varnish is not original and has stained the reverse slightly.There are two small patches seen on the reverse. The retouch relating to these patches can be seen in natural light and in ultraviolet light. Other areas of retouching seen under ultraviolet light include a spot on the upper right forehead, two touches to the left of the nose and one on the cheek, one to the left of the second coat button from the top and one on the upper part of the hand. There may also be older very faint retouching on the coat and in the background. In general the work is in a remarkable fresh and vibrant state of preservation. 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.