Lined. Overall the work is bright and fresh. There is minor surface dirt and a few dots of discoloration in the sky. There is fine, barely perceptible craquelure in the sea and also in the sky surrounding the left ship. Under UV: in the sky there are small areas, dashes and pinpoint dots of retouching widely scattered throughout, with a concentrated area in the upper left corner. Additionally in the sky there is a circular spot of retouching at upper right; a long horizontal line of fine dashed retouches at upper right; and a long vertical line of dashed retouches at far left parallel to the edge. There are some fine retouches, areas of strengthening, and inpainting to address prior craquelure in the sea, with a concentrated area at the lower center edge. 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.