There is dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is a loss to the proper right arm, there are a few further minor losses, including to the tip of his little finger, the edges of the book, and to some of the locks of hair, in particular at the proper right temple. There is stable splitting to the wood, consistent with the material, including some slightly open but stable splits to the drapery around the proper right shoulder, to the drapery at his waist, and to his face. There are losses to the polychromy throughout, including to the face. There is minor evidence of past worming, which may have led to some losses to their hair at the top of the head. "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."