Trimmed to or just within the platemark in places retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, a vertical break in the paper at extreme edge of sheet at upper right, a very soft diagonal fold at upper left (from left of woman's shoulder to upper edge, mainly visible verso, with a possible small repair at upper edge), a very soft horizontal fold along lower part of sheet (through the shield, mainly visible verso), occasional pale fox marks, otherwise in good condition, unframed. "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."