Oil on canvas, not lined. The canvas is an old, coarse weave. There is bumping and pulling to the canvas throughout. There is a 3 inch tear at the center of the left edge. Additional scattered areas of loss along the center left edge and in the dress of the female at left. Losses along the stretcher bar marks are visible. A tear at lower right corner associated to the stretcher bar. And additional indent and tear to the canvas to the right of Christ's face. Additional scattered areas of loss including two larger areas with an associated area of retouching stretching vertically through the center of the canvas. The work is in untouched original condition and requires conservation. 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.