The single coppar plate is stable but has buckled slightly. There are small holes along the upper edge from where it used to be attached to the stretcher. The paint surface is generally secure with some small losses and the craquelure in the central area is secured by a discoloured varnish. The varnish prevents examination under UV, however retouchings and strengthenings are visible to the naked eye, scattered throughout. offered in a later wood and plaster painted frame with several knock and losses. "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."