The canvas has not been lined. Ultra-violet light reveals retouchings in the sky to the right of the woman's face and in the upper right corner, some of which are also visible to the naked eye. Other scattered strokes are visible in the trousers of the man to the right, in the ground in the lower left quadrant and in the extreme upper left corner. There are also some very small spots visible in and around the woman's face. The picture is overall in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a gilt 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."