This work is in good condition. The board is slightly undulated to the center. Some scratches and paint loss to the upper right area, with two small pin-sized holes noticeable upon closer inspection. A further 2-cm scratch to the center left and a minor surface abrasion to the lower center edge. No sign of restoration under UV light.
The colours in the catalogue illustration are accurate, with the overall tonality being slightly softer and less yellow 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."