The canvas has been lined and there is a pattern of drying craquelure throughout, however not distracting. Inspection under ultra-violet light reveals scattered lines of in-painting, notably in the figure's arms, chest and face, and some intermittent strokes in the background in the upper framing edge. Otherwise, this work is in good overall condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a simple gilt frame with a white inner slip. "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."