The work is in good condition overall. Indications of light wear and handling are found along the edges and margins of the painting, including associated three areas of chips on the upper right corner, but the Masonite board is in good condition overall with neither warps nor cracks. Minute flecks of paint loss is found on the window of the house (black area), and is apparent only upon close observation. Paint layers are stable and sound.Examination under ultraviolet light reveals scattered flecks of restoration, primarily in the white painted areas, which are not apparent to the naked eye. Otherwise, the work appears to be good and sound. Colour of the catalogue illustation is accurate. Framed.
"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."