Oil on canvas, unlined. The picture surface is in generally good condition, with bright, vibrant colors. There is impasto in the water and sky still visible. Under UV light, some pigments fluoresce, though the majority appear related to the artists working method. Many of the whites used in the sails and the clouds and sky fluoresce. No apparent retouching is visible. Framed and ready to hang in its current condition. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.