Oil on paper laid down on canvas. Under UV: the majority of the picture surface is covered by an uneven green fluorescing varnish, of which the background has been cleaned. There is a diagonal hairline repaired tear extending from the proper left side of the ram's face to the lower center of his body; a 'Z' shaped repair in the lower left background; and a horizontal repair across the upper right corner. Scattered retouching is visible on the ram's back and elbows. 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.