The canvas has been strip-lined. There are frame abrasions with associated paint loss along the edges. There is a pattern of horizontal craquelure particularly visible to the trees towards the centre, as well areas of craquelure elsewhere which is raised and flaking in places. There are flecks and small areas of paint loss scattered throughout, most notably along the edges, the sky and in the lower part of the composition. Inspection under UV light reveals areas of restoration along the edges, to the shrubbery in the foreground, to the aforementioned losses in the sky in the upper right as well as some further scattered spots and smaller areas of retouching elsewhere. Held in a wooden tray frame. Unexamined out of frame. "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."