In generally good condition. The canvas is lined. The surface is pressed and thin in some areas especillly in the areas with figures, some light craquelure throughout. An old resportation has cracked at lower center and and there is some associated pigment loss which is visable in the photo. Ther are also two small areas of loss and cracking in the lower right hand corner, old repairs and cracking along the right edge. There are a few minor abrasions seen in raking light and some light frame abrasion. UV: Strengthening to the niche at lower left, two columns at right, spots in portions of the background at right. The sky at upper left repainted. 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.