The canvas is not lined. Minor buckling to the canvas is apparent atoward upper center. There are a couple small holes to the canvas visible only on the reverse. The colors are fresh and the surface is nicely textured with two nailhead-sized losses visible, one to the brown of the figure's hair at bottom right and the other to the same brown at top left, the rich blue color of the ground of the canvas is visible beneath. Some pooling varnish is visible along the upper edge. Under UV light: certain pigments fluoresce and there is some possible inpainting under the figure's right eye and in the left of her hair. The reverse is painted with a female portrait by another hand. The work is in good condition. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.