Canvas is not lined (two small patches on the reverse) SURFACE: in good condition, generally; craquelure throughout and stretcher marks (look stable); two old restorations visible to naked eye--at upper left (irregular surface, about 1 in. diam.--on mantle just under clock) and another just over the man's head (on othe wall paper, diagonal, about 1 1/2 in. long--one of the patches is behind this) UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: spots of inpaint for the two restorations mentioned above and another just under the birdcage (behind the other of the patches mentioned above) 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.