Viewed out of the frame. Lined. The surface presents well and appears clean and fresh, aside from some faint isolated craquelure in the sky and scattered minor frame abrasion at the extreme edges.
Under UV: there are a few reinforcements and dashes of inpainting to the architecture at left and small boat at right; scattered finely applied restorations in the sky, including a '7' shaped 4 inch area of inpainting at upper left; and broad inpainting around the tallest sail. Some pigments in the water fluoresce. 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.