-Good overall condition.
-The canvas is sane and stable, and has no distortion.
-Pictorial layer in good condition, although slightly dirty.
-The varnish is dirty.
-No lack, no paint lift, no visible tear.
-To the naked eye, no visible retouching.
-With the UV light, some retouching is visible: one on the first name in the signature, another slightly above the wicker basket. Two additional minor spots of retouching visible: one in the angel’s mandolin, and another one a little lower on the right.
-In a partly inlaid wooden 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."