Oil on panel, unframed. The panel is cracked horizontally across the entire surface through the center of both figures' bodies. The upper corners of the panel have been nicked and are slightly lower than the other parts of the panel The surface is fresh and probably recently cleaned. There is craquelure throughout especially evident in the trees and figures of the upper half of the work. The varnish remain slightly tacky. Under UV light there are both older and younger retouches evident throughout. 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.