(i) The board is stable. Examination under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. There are a few paint losses and some surface scratches in places. There are a few fly spots scattered. This work is in overall good condition and could benefit from a clean.
(ii) The board is stable. There is an uneven varnish preventing UV light from fully penetrating, however examination under UV light appears to reveal no evidence of retouching. There are a few paint losses and some surface scratches in places. This work is in overall good 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. 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."