The canvas is unlined. There is a horizontal seam running across the length of the canvas approximately 50 cm. from the lower edge and this appears to be the original canvas join. This seam is visible on the front of the canvas. The paint surface is largely secure although somewhat worn and there are scattered areas of paint loss which have been restored. There are several small holes along the right hand edge and there is a horizontal tear of approximately 6 cm in the lower right corner. Inspection under UV light reveals some retouchings throughout and strengthening to the outlines of the figures. The lot if offered unframed. "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."