Original canvas. There is a small patch on the reverse towards the upper edge. There are minor frame abrasions along the edges. Faint stretcher bar marks are visible in places. There is craquelure to the clouds as well as a few scattered areas of craquelure elsewhere. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals a small area of retouching towards the centre of the top edge, corresponding to the aforementioned patch on the reverse. 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."