Examined under blacklight; buckling in canvas, lower right hand corner. One minor area of paint loss in sky 3 inches in from left side of canvas and 7 inches down from top of canvas. Other minor areas of small paint loss scattered throughout extreme top portion of painting. Cracquelure most notable along right side of painting adjacent to frame. Stretcher bar mark visible on right side of canvas. Painting is also slightly coming out of frame on lower left side. Overall condition of the painting appears to be good. Frame is in stable condition with splitting most notable on lower left mitre.
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