This work is in excellent condition overall. Upon close inspection, there is evidence of minor rubbing with associate pigment loss along the lower left edge approximately 5 inches from the bottom edge and again at the top right edge. Under raking light there are two minor surface accretions, 23 inches from the top edge and 2 ½ inches from the right edge of the work. There is evidence of faint surface dust throughout. Under Ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. 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.