The work is in good condition overall, as is the canvas, which is taut and clear. There are fine networks of craquelures on the upper and lower left side (red scarf and pink area). There are also some paint losses, most evident on the left middle quadrant (approximately 5 mm) but is otherwise well-preserved and the paint is in stable condition. There is no evidence of retouching under ultraviolet light inspection. The color is more vibrant in reality and less muted than the catalogue illustration. Framed.
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