This work is in good condition overall. The board is flat and even. The media layer is stable, and the colors are vibrant. A very faint minor band of frame abrasion is present along the extreme edges. The work is lightly soiled overall. Under raking light inspection, very faint fine lines of hairline craquelure become apparent intermittently throughout. These are stable. Under UV: no evidence of inpainting becomes apparent. The work is ready to hang.
Framed dimensions: 23 1/4 by 30 1/4 in.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.