The canvas is lined. There is a faint craquelure pattern visible in the sky. Also a small area of lifting paint and resulting fleck of paint loss in the upper left corner.
Under ultraviolet light there is a large area of retouching near the centre of the sky, and a smaller spot to the left of the windmill on the horizon. Further scattered areas of retouching in the sky. Also a few small areas near the centre of the lower edge.
Held in a gilt plaster frame. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."