This work is in good condition. Some unified craquelure across the painting, more pronounced across the red background in line with the age of the painting. Some circular craquelure to the body of the model. The canvas is sound and well stretched. The painting has been varnished. Some very small and minute spots of retouching across the red background and to the head of the model, all in line with the age of the painting.
The colours in the catalogue illustration are accurate with the greys in the original painting being more pronounced and more vivid. "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."