Oil on paperboard. The surface is in good condition overall, aside from minor, finely patterned craquelure at lower center; frame abrasion along the lower edge and in the lower corners; and barely perceptible pinpoint dots of discoloration scattered in the sky. Under UV: very finely applied pinpoint dots and dashes of retouching are widely scattered. Lines of inpainting to address frame abrasion are visible along the edges of the lower half of the composition. 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.