The canvas is lined, the paint surface is stable, and the varnish is clear and even. There are no major damages visible to the naked eye. Close inspection reveals a handful of minor and unobtrusive abrasions scattered along the edges, with two very small associated paint losses, one in the upper left corner, and on in the lower right corner. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals two campaigns of restoration, some older retouchings in the background and in the sitter's shoulder, and newer retouchings sensitively executed in a vertical line down the sitter's face and in the drapery, which are not visible to the naked eye. In overall fair 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."