Original canvas. There are horizontal cracks throughout the paint layer but these are deepest along the central stretcher bar where they have lifted resulting in some paint losses to the blue to the left of the lilacs. Lifting cracks and paint loss are also visible in the lower left corner. There are spots of dirt scattered throughout and there is streaked staining running the length of the right-hand side of the composition. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of restoration. Held in a blue-painted wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame. "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."