This work is in original unlined condition. The surface is visibly dirty and there are dots of discoloration throughout. Isolated lines of craquelure and pigment separation are visible in the sky. There is a small, eraser sized area where some of the pigment has been lost in the figure's hair below her proper right ear; and a 1/2 inch wide dent to the right of her proper right elbow with associated minor loss, lifting, and impact craquelure. Under UV: there is a horizontal area of broad retouching to the left of and below the signature. 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.