The canvas has not been lined and is slightly loose on its stretcher. There are some areas of craquelure on close inspection. There is a discoloured layer of surface varnish and specks of surface dirt throughout. The work appears to be in good original condition.
UV light inspection reveals an area of retouching in the lower right corner and further areas of old infilling and retouching throughout the mountains. However, more accurate reading is obscured by a heavy layer of opaque varnish.
Held in a decorative gilt composition 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."