Original canvas. Under ultra-violet light there is a restoration visible in a 5 by 6cm area in the upper centre (patched on the reverse). There are areas of paint loss (visible in the catalogue illustration), notably along the right two thirds of the lower edge, in a horizontal 5cm line below the shoes, and an intermittent 2cm line in the upper left in the background.
Held in a simple dark brown painted frame, with gold-painted inner and outer edges. "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."