Oil on stable panel. The surface is covered in a heavy varnish but remains clean and bright. There is minor, stable craquelure visible, especially in the lighter pigments. There is frame abrasion along the edges. Under UV: the picture surface is covered in a green fluorescing varnish. Some isolated retouches are visible in the lower left corner at the extreme edges. There are a few pinpoint dots of retouching over the signature and at the extreme lower right edge and a singular pinpoint dot to the right of the figure's mouth. 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.