The canvas has been lined. There is a layer of surface dirt and frame abrasions to the edges. There are scattered areas of craquelure to the left of the central figures and in a few places elsewhere. UV light reveals areas of retouching to the left of the central figures and scattered areas of retouching and infilling in places elsewhere. Held in a gilt wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame. "This lot is offered for sale subject to Sotheby's Conditions of Business, which are available on request and printed in Sotheby's sale catalogues. The independent reports contained in this document are provided for prospective bidders' information only and without warranty by Sotheby's or the Seller."