The canvas has not been lined and is securely attached to a keyed wooden stretcher.
There is some minor drying craquelure in the dark pigments of the background in the lower left quadrant, as visible in the catalogue illustration, and there are some small spots of paint flaking along the extreme framing edges, covered by the frame.
Inspection under ultra-violet light reveals an ever layer of residual varnish and no visible sign of restoration.
This work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented glazed, in a decorative dark 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."