The work is in very good condition. The canvas has not been lined. The surface is richly textured and the impasto is well preserved. There are a few scattered hairline lines of craquelure particularly in the white pigments in the background. There are pinholes in the canvas at the upper right and upper left corners, and in the center right and center left of the composition. The surface is slightly dirty. Under UV light, there is an uneven layer of varnish. Two one inch areas of inpainting are present at the lower right corner. 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.