Not examined out of frame. Oil on a very fine weave canvas, laid down on Masonite. There is visible pigment separation, especially in the skin tones and the white of the shawl. There are minor frame abrasions at the extreme edges. Generally the surface is clean and fresh. Under UV light, there is an unevenly cleaned and reapplied varnish. There are a few small scattered visible retouches mainly in the hair. Ready to hang. 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.