The canvas is unlined. Minor frame abrasion visible along the perimeter, with one associated loss to the medium at the center of the upper edge. The pigments present nicely and are well preserved. A minor surface scratch is visible to the left of the church cupola, with one instance of associated horizontal craquelure measuring a half an inch. Further very minor instances of craquelure in the tan pigments in the left register only visible upon close inspection. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. This work is in overall very good 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.
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