Original canvas. There are cracks in the paint layer over the stretcher bars, most noticeably in the sky, and a pattern of very faint craquelure in places. There a minor abrasions along the edges. Inspection under UV light reveals minor retouching along the edges and a few scattered spots of retouching to the sky. Held in a gilt wooden frame with plaster mouldings bearing Beggrov stamp on the reverse. 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."