In good condition aside from surface dirt. Canvas is slightly slack and rippling. Very faint cracquleure in yellow pole down the center. Repaired tear (approx. 2 1/2 in.) at center (to the left of the middle figure's head) with minute paint loss. Tear (approx. 1-in.) upper right (from edge into rope in sky) with associated faint cracquelure and minute paint loss. Under UV: no apparent in-paint (artist most likely painted canvas after the hole was mended). 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.