Original canvas which is buckling slightly over each of the four corners. The tacking edges have been taped over with gummed brown paper. There are minor abrasions along the edges with flecks of paint loss in places. There are areas of craquelure and paint shrinkage scattered throughout the composition. There is a layer of surface dirt with flecks of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals no apparent signs of retouching. Held in a painted wooden frame with silver gilding. 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."