The panel is in good condition, unbeveled and uncradled, and appears to be made up of three horizontal boards. The paint surface overall is in fair condition with some patches of raised aligatoring in the upper section, though it appears stable. Inspection under ultra violet is impeded by a very milky, opaque varnish though reveals inpainting to a crack along both panel joins. There are minor, scattered retouchings throughout the composition, most notably to the cabinets in the background, the monkey beside the window on the left side. The varnish could possibly mask further older restoration. The painting would benefit form a light clean and revarnish and is offered in a carved gilt wood 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.