The canvas is not lined, and examination under UV light reveals no signs of retouching. There are minor accretions to all four corners and a small pigment loss measuring 1cm. at the left of the lower edge beneath the figure's hand. There are some fine and stable vertical lines of craquelure to the right of the composition, and some fine lines to the chest and arms of the figure. There are small spots of pigment losses in the background to the upper right corner. Overall, this work is in good condition. "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."