The board is slightly warped. The edges are uneven. There are frame abrasions along the edges. There are few scattered flecks of paint loss, mostly noticeable along the left edge above the sitter's right shoulder and to the background above the sitter's left shoulder. There is a layer of surface dirt and a yellow stain to the centre of the lower edge. Inspection under UV light reveals scattered retouching to the face, to the background above the sitter's shoulders and some further scattered areas of retouching elsewhere. Held in a gilt 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."