This work is in good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges especially where the canvas is stapled to the wooden armature, where scattered tears, losses to the canvas and pinpoint losses to the pigment are visible. There is a 1 inch area of cracking, with multiple associated areas of loss in the horizontal center of the composition 7 1/4 inches from the top edge. There is soiling visible across the entire composition as well as a few scattered holes in the canvas, most notably 1 inch above the bottom edge, and 3 inches from the right edge. There are scattered pinpoint brown spot accretions across the surface. Unframed. 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.