Original canvas. There are frame abrasions along the edges. There are areas of paint loss, in particular to the background along the lower right edge, between the boy's legs, below the hem of the boy's coat on the left-hand side and toward the lower edge of the left ski pole. There is craquelure in places, in particular to the background in the upper left quadrant and a fine line of craquelure along the middle-right edge. There are minor abrasions to the boy's right collar, which have resulted in some paint loss. There are some further cracks and flecks of paint loss elsewhere. There is a diagonal scratch to the right of the boy's head. The surface is covered in a layer of dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals some minor retouching to the upper left corner and to the lower right corner, as well as uneven varnish. Held in a gold 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."