Oil on cradled panel. The work is covered by a thick, discolored varnish with abrasions and accretions at the extreme edges. There is a stable web of fine craquelure throughout the picture surface. Under UV: the picture surface is obscured by a thick green fluorescing varnish, though a few dots of retouching, concentrated in the center of the work, are visible over this varnish. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.