The canvas is not lined and is slightly loose on its stretcher. Examination under UV light reveals fluorescence to the signature and a few small lines of retouching to the lower left quadrant. The gold highlights on the woman's dress are dark and tarnished and some of the other gold highlights are slightly erased in places. There are some fine lines of craquelures to the upper part of the composition notably to the light green pigment. There is a horizontal bar stretcher mark along the upper edge. There appears to be a few missing highlights notably to the left part of the upper edge and to the left of the right hand side of the woman's hair. 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."