The panel is providing a good stable support. There is a very fine vertical surface crack in the lower left hand quadrant, this is not visible on the reverse of the panel and is only visible upon close inspection. The work appears to be in good overall condition and is clean and ready to hang.
UV light inspection reveals a few very minor specks of retouching just above the central figure, however, a heavy layer of opaque varnish obscures further reading.
Held in a decorative gilt frame. "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."