The sheet has been laid down on board. The edges and corners of the board are slightly worn and there are dents and minor losses to the board in places. There is a pinhole in the centre of the left and right edges. The varnish layer is slightly uneven and there is some scattered staining in the sitter's arms and chest and the green drapery above her head. There are a few light scratches and abrasions to the surface. The watermark of the paper manufacturer is just visible along the right edge of the sheet. Inspection under UV light reveals spots of restoration to places at the edges. Other minor spots are scattered throughout the composition, such as the bed sheets, along the outline of the sitter's right thigh and between here legs. Held in a gilt stepped wooden frame. Unexamined out of 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."