Oil on canvas, with an old lining. There is some thinness and minor abrasion in the background and hair, but the face of the subject remains clear. In areas, the canvas weave is visible. Under UV light, the majority of the work is covered by a varnish that obscures the picture surface. There is an area of retouching at upper left. Minor scattered retouching in the subject's eyes, the shadows of her eyes, center of her forehead, and to address the visible canvas weave in her face. Framed in a gilt framed and ready to hang in its current 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.