Original canvas. There are frame abrasions with minor associated paint loss and pinholes in places at the top edge. There are scattered losses to the paint surface, notably to the sky, to the water in the lower left and the lower half of the right edge. Some of these have been crudely retouched and this is visible to the naked eye. Scattered craquelure is also visible in places, notably to the middle of the water. There is a light surface scratch to the right of the mast. There is a layer of surface dirt with the odd fleck of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals the restoration to places at the edges and corners, notably the two right corners and edge and the lower left corner. Held in a modern decorative 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."