This picture is unlined. There are a few hairline cracks near the centre of the cobbled foreground, but otherwise the work appears in good overall condition.
UNDER ULTARVIOLET LIGHT
Ultraviolet light reveals a small spot of retouching near centre of the upper edge; some small flecks in and around the left hand tree trunk in the background; some flecks among the figure in the centre-background; some flecks to the main figure standing and a few further minor flecks through the foreground.
Held in a gilt wood 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."