There is some wear to the framing edges, a noticeable tear to the upper left corner measuring approximately 8 cm wide, and various surface marks with dirt, as visible in the catalogue illustration. The paint is noticeably thin in some areas. A diagonal abrasion approximately 3 cm long is in the upper right corner. There is a separation to the black pigment outlining the face. Examination under UV light shows no evidence of retouch or repair. "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."