This work is in original unlined condition. The surface is clean, bright and fresh. Under UV: there are sparely applied pinpoint dots of retouching on the neck, chest, and upper arm of the white hound. On the horizon line at the right upper edge there are a few horizontal brushy retouches. There is retouching along the upper edge extending from the right tree to the upper right corner, and two additional small areas of retouching in between the branches of the right tree. 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.