The first: In good condition. Canvas is lined. Craquelure throughout. UV: inpainting to address craquelure on the white dog at center, to address pigment separation the red blanket and center right. Strengthening along edges to address frame abrasion.
The second: In good condition. Canvas is lined. UV: Spots on the dog at center, lines on dog at lower left and in the dirt at bottom center to address craquelure. Inpainting in the margins and along edges of painted area to address frame abrasion. 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.