The work is in very good condition. The canvas is unlined. The upper left corner of the canvas is frayed, not visible when framed. There is a stretcher bar mark along the left edge, There are areas of paint shrinkage to the flowers, particularly the scarlet pigments. There are some fine lines of craquekure in places. There are additionally some raised lines of craquelure in the lower left and upper left corners with some minor associated paint loss. The surface is richly textured. Under UV light, some original pigments fluoresce but no inpaintign is apparent. 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.