Original canvas. There is a very light surface scratch approximately 5cm in length in the top left corner. The canvas is also slightly taut in this corner. There are very faint stretcher marks running vertically through the centre. Otherwise in overall very good condition, clean and ready to hang. UV light reveals pentimenti in the lower right quadrant, including the outline of a 'ghost' ship and some minor infilling, as well as an uneven layer of varnish. Held in an ornate carved and gilt wooden frame with plaster mouldings. 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."