The medium is oil on canvas, not lined. The work is in good condition. There is some frame rubbing. There are some long lines of craquelure throughout which are stabilised. In the upper left quadrant there are two small spots of loss to the top layer of paint, but due to the layer of blue below they are barely perceptible. Another similar point of loss is in the upper right quadrant, about 2 inches from the top edge. Under UV: there are several small dashes of inpainting in the upper right quadrant and a 3-4inch. network of cracquelure in the lower center which has been filled in. The colors are strong and the work presents very well. 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.