The work is in good condition overall. There is evidence of wear along the borders of the work predominantly on the bottom edges. Examination under ultraviolet light shows some minor spots of touch ups sprinkled on the top register, top right corner, lower portion of the right border and one spot near the top of the lady's right shoulder. However, this is not visible with the naked eye. Any inconsistency is due to the artist's working method. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."