The support is in good order and was extended by the artist with wooden strips approximately 2cm wide along the top and bottom edges. The joints are visible on the recto. There are frame abrasions along the edges. There is a fine pattern of craquelure throughout. There is a light layer of surface dirt with a few flecks of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals a tiny area of retouching to the fascinator of the lady in the middle. Held in a painted wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame. "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."