The actual painting is warmer in tone and has less contrast in the colours than the catalogue illustration suggests. The single panel is bevelled on all sides. Two small paint losses are visible along the upper edge. The paint surface has grown slightly thin in the brown tones, but otherwise the is in good condition.
Inspection under UV-light is impeded by the varnish, although some scattered blemishes in the varnish layer become apparent. Offered in a carved and gilt wood frame, in good condition. (JD) "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."