Examined in the frame. Original unlined condition. The surface appears fresh and vibrant and the colors remain bright. Stretcher bar marks are faintly visible on all sides. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. In the lower half of the composition there are scattered finely applied pin dots of retouching and a few lines of inpainting at the edges to address prior frame abrasion. There are isolated pin dot retouches in the background and a few finely applied dots to the proper right side of the figure's face. 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.