This picture is unlined and in good condition. There are small areas of localised craquelure on the girl's hair, to the cat and to the fire fender.
UNDER ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
There is a small area of retouching on the girl's apron and flecked retouchings to details of the fender and to the top left corner of the picture. There are other small retouchings elsewhere but all have been well-executed. The varnish is uneven.
The picture is contained in a moulded plaster and gilt 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."