Oil on canvas, lined. The surface is in overall good condition aside from frame abrasions along the left edge and a small surface scratch to the hair of the subject at upper center. Under UV light, there are two repaired tears in the lower quadrant: one approximately 4 inches long in the background and one approximately 5 inches long in the subjects kimono. A few scattered very minor dots and dashes of retouching. In overall good condition and ready to hang in its current state. 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.