Oil on stable panel. The surface is clean and is in stable condition overall, aside from finely patterned, stable craquelure on the picture surface. There is minor frame abrasion at the center left and upper right extreme edges. Under UV: the varnish fluoresces green. Isolated areas of very finely applied pinpoint dots and small dashes of retouching are visible in the background, fruit stand, and on and around the three figures. There is a 1/4 inch long horizontal area of finely applied retouching on the left figure's upper back. 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.