Ad un primo esame si notano 3 cadute di materia puntiformi: 2 sulla vela ed una tra gli alberi (visibili anche da foto in catalogo), abrasioni lungo i quattro lati dovute alla battitura della cornice.
L'esame alla lampada di Wood evidenzia un piccolo ritocco nell'angolo superiore destro e della vernice fluorescente omogenea.
L'opera si presenta in buono stato di conservazione.
From a first hand inspection 3 small losses are visible: 1 over the sail and 2 between the masts (all visible from the picture published), an abrasion along the edges due to the frame.
The ultra violet light reveals a small retouch over the top right hand side corner and fluoreshent varnish homogeneously spread over the surface.
The overal condition as to the state of preservation is good. "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."