Woman in Black: Canvas is lined. Light surface dirt, some yellowing to varnish. Some cracking and paint loss at upper edge. UNDER UV: A wash to the background as well as a few areas of inpaining on the black dress.
Woman in Pink: Canvas is lined. light surface dirt, Slight wavyness to the canvas at lower edge, some wrinkles to the paint surface and a few small pigment losses associated with this. UNDER UV: A wash to the background as well as some areas of strengthening on the dress and hat. 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.