We would like to thank Madame Jane Roberts for authenticating this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné in preparation, under the number 694. A certificate will be delivered to the buyer.
Thin vertical craquelures appear on the surface, especially in the sky.
Under UV light, dots fluoresce : they are probably retouches (especially on the figures by the carriage, in the background on the left and right).
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."