Oil on panel. Panel is beveled on the reverse. The surface is in overall good condition. A stable web of barely perceptible craquelure is visible, in line with the age of the work. There is a small dent to the panel at the center right edge of the green leaves; there is no loss associated with this dent. The colors are bright and fresh. Under UV light, the majority of the work is covered by a green fluorescing varnish. There is an area of florescence at the center lower edge, below the snail. There are three pinpoint dots of florescence visible in the upper right quadrant. Additional pinpoint retouches visible to the left of the grasshopper and along the extreme lower left edge. This work presents very well and is ready to hang in its current condition. In a ripple cut and faux painted wood frame. 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.