There is dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The marble appears to have been outside, with loss of surface detail due to weathering. The marble has been heavily cleaned, giving it a shiny appearance. There is, however, dirt to the surface throughout. The front left section of the base is reattached and restored; there is orange staining to the front edge of the base throughout. There is veining to the marble, consistent with the material, in particular to the body of the woman and to her proper left eye. There is particular veining to the right side of the sculpture at the back, above the signature. The bronze has been repatinated. "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."