Good overall condition.
The painting is dirty and would benefit from a light cleaning.
Please note that the painting is signed and dated "PAUL SCHEIDECKER 1882", and not "Scheidecker 1882".
Several repaints are visible to the naked eye.
A restoration corresponds to an old tear of about 3 cm on the sail.
There is another restoration under the sail.
Under the UV light : the repaints visible under the UV light are also visible on the canvas. "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."