The canvas has been lined and the tacking edges are taped over with gummed paper. Isolated areas of craquelure are visible in the built up areas of white pigment. There are two tiny paint chips to the right of her left earing and a couple of other very minor scattered paint chips. Inspection under UV light reveals retouching to the sitter's hair, as well as other more minor scattered retouching throughout, notably to her face, chest and to places at the edges. Held in a simple gold coloured 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."