The board is sound and mounted on a wooden structure. The colours are bright and fresh. There is no craquelure visible. There is a fine surface scratch approximately 7 cm in the upper left corner which is visible in the catalogue illustration. There are a few spots of paint loss notably in the black pigment of the upper right quadrant and in the blue pigment at upper left, lower left corner and to the centre of the lower right quadrant. 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."