This work is in good condition. There is some wear to the four corner edges with some folding marks, in line with the age of the painting. A pin hole size surface irregularity can be seen to the upper right. Some very minor handling marks to the centre edges.There is some minor medium losses on top left, top right and bottom right corners, with light foxing on lower right. No sign of restoration under UV light.
The colours in the catalogue are accurate but the overall tonality is more vibrant in the original work. "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."