This work is in original unlined condition. It is loose on the stretcher. Overall the surface is fresh and the colors are bright. There is a web of almost imperceptible craquelure on the picture surface; and minor surface dirt with a few pinpoint dots of discoloration. There is scattered frame abrasion with a few associated very minor losses at the extreme edges. Under UV: there is an eraser head size area fluorescence on her proper right shoulder; and extremely minor areas scattered at the extreme upper edge; otherwise no other retouches visible. 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.