Etat de conservation satisfaisant. Les deux peintes sur un paneau de chêne en une planche non parqueté, parfaitement droit. Sur le fumeur, quelques soulèvements de matières.
Un vernis très jaune, très sale.
A la lampe UV : vernis vert uniforme, ancien. Sur le lecteur, quelques restaurattions sur les fonds.
Overall good condition. Both painted on a oak wood panel made in one board, not cradled. Some lift on the painting of the smoker. Dirty and yellow varnish.
Under the UV light : we see an uniform green and old varnish, few restaurated areas on the background of the reader. "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."