The support is affixed to another slightly wider panel. There are abrasions along all four edges, with paint losses in places and small losses to the support visible along the right edge. Running across the shoulder of the sitter in the centre is a crack in the paint layer running horizontally across the composition. There is a very fine pattern of craquelure visible in places. There is a tiny and shallow puncture next to the signature in the lower right. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Held in a painted 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."