Original canvas. There are three small wax repairs to the reverse.
There are stretcher bar marks along the top edge, and along the central stretcher bar. There are a few areas of fine craquelure, mainly to the sky. There are two small spots of paint loss to the boat on the extreme left. The work may benefit from a light clean but is in otherwise good overall condition.
UV reveals scattered flecked retouchings throughout and some sweeping areas of retouching in the sky.
Held in a gilt and painted plaster frame.
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