Lined. The surface is clean and is in good condition overall. There is minor buckling of the canvas at the upper center edge. There is barely perceptible, stable craquelure on the picture surface. Under UV: thick, unevenly applied varnish fluoresces green, though some retouching is visible. There are a few finely painted, small areas on the chess board, underneath the woman in red's proper right hand, above and below the woman in white's foot, and above the white vase; a few additional lines in the mirror and the right wall panel; and a few isolated spots and pinpoint dots on the floor. 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.