Ad un primo esame si nota una sottile felatura orizzontale di cm 10 circa in alto a sinistra, una verticale di cm 1 circa appena sopra l'albero a sinsitra, una mancanza di cm 0.8 x 0.3 circa vicino al bordo destro al centro (tutte visibili da immagine pubblicata in catalogo).
L'esame alla lampada di Wood evidenzia vernice fluorescente distribuita omogeneamente sulla superficie.
L'oprea si presenta in ottimo stato di conservazione.
From a first hand inspection a thin horizontal crack (cm 10 circa) is visible on the left hand side, a vertical one (cm 1 circa) over the tree on the left hand side and a loss (cm 0.8 x 0.3) on the right hand side edge in the centre (all visible from the image in the catalogue).
The ultra violet light reveals fluorescent varnish homegeneously spread over the surface.
The overall condition as to the state of preservation is excellent. "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."