Good overall condition.
The surface is slightly soiled throughout, with stronger soiling along the corners. There are two vertical traces on the lower half of the composition (the largest 16 cm), visible on the catalogue illustration. There are tiny craquelures along the lower left corner. There are some small losses of paint along the lower edge on the left, partially visible on the catalogue illustration. There is a tiny dent above the head of the grasshopper. There are some small losses of paint along the edges, partially visible on the catalogue illustration. "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."