The panel is sound. There is a milky varnish preventing the UV light from fully penetrating, however examination reveals some retouching to all four corners and in places along the lower edge. There are a few spots of retouching to the right of the white sheet and to the white pigment between the two figures, pertaining to a horizontal surface mark. A few further spots towards the upper part of the left edge, alongside the extreme left side of the window. There is some pigment loss and surface abrasion to the upper left corner, and to both lower corners. There is some abrasion with associated pigment loss at the edges, in particular at the centre of the left edge and the centre of the lower edge. The colours are fresh. This work is in overall 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. 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."