Lined. The surface is in good condition overall, aside from minor, stable craquelure, particularly on the kittens. Under UV: the varnish fluoresces green unevenly. There are scattered, finely applied retouches visible on the tablecloth at lower center, on and around the fan, around the outline of the two upper kittens, and as a small line of finely painted dots in the background at upper right. There is one additional small dot of retouching at the upper right edge (when framed).
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.