The panel is sound though reinforced on the reverse and displaying vertical cracks visible on the front to the naked eye. There is a discolored varnish mostly in the bottom register as well as scattered pindot surface losses and stains. There are also scattered losses and chips to the extreme edges. Under UV light, numerous areas of discolored varnish and surface stains fluoresce. The work is in 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. 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.