The canvas is not lined. There is a milky varnish preventing UV light from fully penetrating, however examination under UV light appears to reveal a few horizontal lines (the longest of which is approx. 3 cm long) and dots of retouching in the background and the figure's hair towards the centre of the left edge, and a few additional small dots in the black pigment (approx. 23 cm from left edge and 34 cm from upper edge). Close inspection reveals a few thin lines of craquelure, most predominately to the figure's neck and hair, in the blue pigment and in the left part of the background. There are a few small surface scratches, possibly original, notably to the right part of the number 6. Impasto is nice and well preserved. There is some frame rubbing along the extreme edges. Surface is slightly dirty. This work is in overall good condition. "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."