The canvas is lined. Examination under UV light reveals lines of retouching (the larger of which is approx. 9 cm long) towards the right part of the upper edge, a spot of retouching (approx. 7 cm wide) to the lower right quadrant, spots of retouching (the larger of which is approx. 5 cm wide) to the upper left quadrant and further smaller spots and lines of retouching in places. Close inspection reveals networks of stable craquelure throughout the composition and dots of paint losses in places, notably to the upper left quadrant (approx. 17 cm from left edge and 26 cm from upper edge) and towards the centre of the lower edge (approx. 9 cm from lower edge and 45 cm from right edge). This work is in overall fairly 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. 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."