There is frame abrasion at the extreme edges. There appears to be a small spot of loss in the boy's red shirt and a pindot of loss at the extreme right edge above center. There appears to be a scratch through the proper right side of the boy's face that extends into the background. There is a crease in the lower right corner and loss to the board in that area. Under UV: there are scattered dots of inpainting in the background, a 1-inch diagonal line adjacent to the boy's right eye, a 1 1/2-inch vertical line in the boy's hair, and a 1-inch horizontal line in the background near the right center edge. 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.