Original canvas. There are scattered areas of retouching visible under ultraviolet light, notably to the figure's face and hair, and to the upper left edge of his bag. Apart from scattered craquelure, a repair to the upper left corner (patched on the reverse) and a horizontal stretcher mark at the centre, this work is in good condition, with rich tones and fine detail. Held in an ornate, bronze-painted moulded plaster and wood 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."