Oil on canvas, lined. The service is in overall good condition aside from surface dirt. Under UV light, the varnish fluoresces green, though scattered retouches are visible throughout the work. There are small areas of scattered retouching throughout the background; in the subject's hair and face; and additional lines of retouching and strengthening visible in the folds of her dress at lower right. A semi-circular area of repaint along the lower center edge extends approximately 6 inches into the picture surface. Framed and 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.