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The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
Please note that this painting is sold without a frame. The surface is stable and the canvas is glue relined. There is minor surface dirt present. There is some uneven craquelure in the sky above the skyline and frame abrasion. Under UV light inspection, there are two retouches along the upper edge eight inches from the right corner, a spot in the sky near the right edge by the building, and a few retouches in the extreme lower right corner. The area of the figures washing at the river in the lower right quadrant, the varnish flouresces light blue.