Oil on canvas, lined. The surface, while flattened, presents well. Surface dirt and dust; a dirty varnish; a stable web of craquelure visible throughout the surface. Minor abrasions visible at lower right corner as well as along the extreme edges. Under UV light, scattered dots of retouching are visible throughout the upper half of the work. The web of craquelure below the putti at upper center has been retouched, as have craquelure in the Virgin's face and shoulder and in Jesus. Additional scattered dots and dashes of retouching visible in the foreground. In a gilt 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.