This work is in very good condition overall, taking its age into account. The canvas is unlined and well-stretched. The media layer is stable overall. The work is very lightly soiled overall due to its age. A faint S-shaped dark surface scuff measuring approximately five inches in length is present in the lower right quadrant. Under ultraviolet light examination, concentrated areas of very faint surface accretions become apparent in the left and right quadrants in the white background areas. 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.