Executed on joined paper which has been laid down on canvas. Where visible, there is some time fading to the paper. There are scattered creases visible throughout the composition. When examined under UV light, a number of the aforementioned creases fluoresce. Most notable among these repairs to the paper with associated in-painting are two vertical lines in the upper left quadrant and a further line situated in the lower right. There are other more minor scattered repairs with associated fluorescence to the composition. The pigments are fresh and strong. There is some minor surface dirt. The 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. 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.