Original canvas on what appears to be the original stretcher. There is a layer of surface dirt, which is particularly noticeable in the built-up areas of impasto. Paint shrinkage is visible throughout the bouquet. There are cracks to the impasto with associated paint loss, in particular to the green pigment at the centre and to the foliage in the top left. There are further areas of paint loss to the flower at the centre of the right edge. There are minor abrasions along the edges. Inspection under UV light reveals no apparent signs of retouching. Held in a gilt 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."