Unexamined out of frame. The canvas appears to be original. There is an Artist's pinhole to the lower right corner. There are some specks of studio detritus to the work at the left edge, visible upon close inspection. Subject to the above, the work appears to be in overall excellent condition.
Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of florescence or retouching.
The work is presented in a canvas slip and held in a painted and gilt frame behind glass.
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