The copper plate is flat and stable. The paint surface is clean and the varnish clear and even. The paint surface is slightly worn in areas, and visible retouchings are scattered throughout, most notably in the sky. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals these, as well as more concentrated spots in the lower quarter of the composition. These do not impeded the readability of the image however, which appears bright and ready to hang. Offered in a plain wooden frame in good condition. "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."