The panel onto which the canvas is laid is flat, stable and uncradled. The paint surface is table and slightly dirty. The varnish is even and slightly discolored. There are no major damages visible to the naked eye. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals areas of retouching scattered throughout the composition, most notably the right edge, in the sitter's forehead, and in and to the left of the sitter's right eye, the largest of which measures 2 x 6 cm. In overall moderate 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."