Examined in the frame. Lined. The surface is visibly dirty and would benefit from a clean. There are a few thin lines of discolored varnish on the baby's head. Stable fine craquelure is visible across the picture surface and there is a pin dot of loss on the top of the girl's head. Minor frame abrasion with some associated small losses along the top edge. Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green unevenly and in a streaky manner in the background. There are a few dots of old retouching on the sides of the girl's forehead. 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.